Wisconsin Historical Society

Tamara Thomsen / Wisconsin Historical Society

Wisconsin is home to an internationally significant collection of artifacts that most of us will never see first hand.


A decision by Governor Scott Walker is still pending as to the future of a proposed Menominee casino in the Kenosha area.

Wisconsin Historical Society

Since the beginning of January, the Wisconsin Historical Society has taken our state history on the road, taking up residence at the Milwaukee Central Library through the end of the month.

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You might think you’ve stumbled upon a movie set where County Trunks B and Z come together in Oneida County. There stands a general store from the dawn of the 20th century - painstakingly restored.

Soldiers' Letters Illustrate Wisconsin's Military History

Aug 8, 2013
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One family’s scrapbook became a powerful resource for Wisconsin’s involvement in the Civil War.