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Taking Flight: A History of Birds and People in the Heart of America

Oct 20 :: DeForest Area Public Library :: DeForest
Explore how and why people in the nation's heartland worshiped, feared, studied, hunted, ate and protected the birds that surrounded them.

Local History-Historic Preservation Annual Conference

Oct 21 - Oct 23 :: Online Webinar - Local History ::
Join us for three days of sessions, workshops, events, and opportunities to connect with local history and preservation partners from across the state.
Virtual Events

Webinar: Return to Wake Robin: One Cabin in the Heyday of Northwoods Resorts

Oct 22 :: Online Webinar ::
Join Northwoods vacationer Marnie Mamminga on a trip through a 5-generations-tradition of visits to her family's cabin, Wake Robin.
Walking Tours

Haunted Kilbourn: The Original Dells Ghost Walk

Oct 23 :: H.H. Bennett Studio :: Wisconsin Dells
Delve into the paranormal and haunted history of downtown Wisconsin Dells.
Onsite Experiences

Breakfast at the Inn

Oct 24 :: Wade House :: Greenbush
Enjoy an 1850s breakfast, just like the Wades did!
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Walking Tour: A Walk on Madison's Weird Side

Oct 24 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison
The tour takes visitors from the Capitol Square to Monona Terrace, exploring strange and mischievous tales about the neighborhoods in between.

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

Nov 2 - Nov 15 :: Chippewa Falls Public Library :: Chippewa Falls
Explore the moments when women in Wisconsin gained political rights through the Wisconsin Historical Society's newest traveling display.
Genealogy Workshop

German Genealogy

Nov 7 :: Online Webinar ::
Learn about core records and online sources to help you find your ancestors in Germany.
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Damn the Old Tinderbox!: Milwaukee's Palace of the West and the Fire that Defined an Era

Nov 9 :: New Berlin Public Library :: New Berlin
Author Matthew Prigge tells the gripping tale of the 1883 Newhall House hotel fire, which remains among the deadliest unsolved arsons in American history.
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The Wisconsin Story: 150 People, Places, and Turning Points that Shaped the Badger State

Nov 13 :: W.J. Niederkorn Library :: Port Washington
Join author Dennis McCann for a series of engaging vignettes about everything Wisconsin.