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Cemetery Tour (Civil War)

Aug 21 :: Spring Grove Cemetery :: Wisconsin Dells
Explore the area’s ancestors and Civil War history in Spring Grove Cemetery.

Nooks and Crannies

Aug 21 :: Black Point Estate & Gardens :: Lake Geneva
See exclusive behind-the-scenes areas not included on the public tours of Black Point Estate.
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Historic Brewing

Aug 22 :: Old World Wisconsin :: Eagle
Taste history infused hops at Old World Wisconsin! Gather your friends and experience what your great-great-grandfather was brewing.
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Fill 'er Up: The Glory Days of Wisconsin Gas Stations

Aug 24 :: Leathem Smith :: Sturgeon Bay
Step back to the day when a visit to the gas station meant service with a smile, a wash of the windshield, and the cheerful question, "Fill 'er up?"

Summer Camp: The Wisconsin Idea

Aug 24 - Aug 28 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison
Spend a week with us as we explore revolutionary inventions and technologies created by people right here in Wisconsin!

"We Stand on Their Shoulders": A History of Wisconsin Women and Voting

Aug 24 - Sep 7 :: Pleasant Prairie Historical Society :: Pleasant Prairie
Explore the moments when women in Wisconsin gained political rights through the Wisconsin Historical Society's newest traveling display.
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Return to Wake Robin: One Cabin in the Heyday of Northwoods Resorts

Aug 26 :: Sun Prarie Public Library :: Sun Prairie
Join Northwoods vacationer Marnie Mamminga on a trip through a 5-generations-tradition of visits to her family's cabin, Wake Robin.

Grand Geneva Tour

Aug 26 :: Grand Geneva Resort & Spa :: Lake Geneva
Hop on the trolley from the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa and enjoy a scenic ride to Black Point Estate & Gardens. This includes a complete tour of the site.

Madeline Island Museum Speaker Series

Aug 26 :: Madeline Island Museum :: La Pointe
Weekly program in partnership with the Madeline Island Wilderness Preserve that features a slate of speakers on a variety of local topics.

Storytime at the Museum

Aug 27 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison
Join the Wisconsin Historical Museum for a series of free storytime events featuring books that celebrate diversity, friendship, and community.