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Dictionary Of Wisconsin History __ "This Dictionary explains more than 8,000 terms (people, places, things, and events) used in writings about Wisconsin history."  A searchable base. - From wisconsinhistory.org - http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/dictionary/

Fairwater Local History Web ___This is a "... clearinghouse site for the history of Fairwater, Wisconsin, a representative rural community in Central Wisconsin. The site contains historical essays related to topics including the development of area railroads, the Civil War, early businesses, and immigration. In addition, the site includes primary materials including census records, land patent records, newspaper transcriptions, historical photographs, military records, and related materials." - Illustrated - From the Fairwater Historical Society - http://www.wlhn.org/fond_du_lac/communities/fairwater/ 

Family History - Wisconsin History Timelines: Learning from the ... __ You will find family Wisconsin history and a variety of historic timelines. - From cameraontheroad.com - http://www.cameraontheroad.com/family/wisconsin-history-timelines-learning-from-the-past-about-my-ancestors-lives/ 
Find a Grave - Wisconsin ___Brief biographies of 288 'famous' citizens, many with information about their claims to fame, causes of death and burial places, and photos. - Illustrated - From Find a Grave - http://www.findagrave.com/php/famous.php?page=state&FSstateid=51

History of Wisconsin __ "Wisconsin became a state on May 29, 1848, but the land that makes up the state has been occupied by humans for thousands of years. The history of Wisconsin encompasses not only the stories of the people who have lived in Wisconsin since it became a state of the U.S., but also the stories of the Native AmericanNative American tribes who made their homelands in Wisconsin, and the French and British colonists who were the first Europeans to live there." An encyclopedic article about the history of Wisconsin. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Wisconsin

The US50 - A Guide to the State of Wisconsin ___A general overview of the history of Wisconsin and brief biographies of historic figures. - Text only - From Erik Schubach and TheUS50.com - http://www.theus50.com/wisconsin/history.php

Wisconsin ___A good overview the history of Wisconsin, plus statistics, demographic information, and links to "... selected famous natives and residents." - Illustrated - From Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108291.html  
Wisconsin Ghost Towns ___These brief reports about this state's ghost towns are submitted by viewers. - Map - From Ghosttowns.com - http://www.ghosttowns.com/states/wi/wi.html

Wisconsin Historical Society __ Learn about the organization, goals, accomplishments, membership information, images, articles and much more. - illustrated - From wisconsinhistory.org - http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/


Wisconsin History __ A listing of Wisconsin historical facts, including state animals and plants. - From wistravel.com - http://www.wistravel.com/history_of_wisconsin/

Wisconsin: History ___Topics include French fur trading, British-American struggles and the Progressive Movement. - Text only - From The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. - http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/us/A0861981.html

Wisconsin History __ You will find a multi-page and detailed history of Wisconsin. - From kindredtrails.com - http://www.kindredtrails.com/Wisconsin_History-1.html

Wisconsin History Day by Day __ "Wisconsin History Day by Day; an educational and fun look at Wisconsin history every day of the year." - From wishistory.com - http://www.wishistory.com/

Wisconsin History Timeline __ "Visit this site for the Wisconsin History Timelines featuring famous people, places and events of the State. Fast facts and information about people places ..." - From history-timelines.org.uk - http://www.history-timelines.org.uk/american-timelines/49-wisconsin-history-timeline.htm 
Wisconsin Local History and Biography Articles Collection __ "Welcome to Wisconsin Local History & Biography Articles, where you'll find thousands of historical newspaper articles on Wisconsin people and communities." - From wisconsinhistory.org - http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wlhba/ 

Wisconsin Local History Network __ Chock-full of history resources from family histories and genealogies to cemeteries, scrapbooks and other documents. "Wisconsin history offers an unusually good vantage point for a long view of much of our national history. The Fox-Wisconsin waterway between the St. Lawrence and Mississippi drainage basins made the Wisconsin country a focus of French and British imperial policy from the late seventeenth century. The Wisconsin country was the meeting place of the eastern woodlands Indians and those from the plains. It was an important crossroads for the fur trade and therefore important in diplomacy and Indian policy well into the nineteenth century." - illustrated - From Wisconsin Local History Network - http://www.wlhn.org/

Wisconsin Pioneer Experience __ "The Wisconsin Pioneer Experience is a digital collection of diaries, letters, reminiscences, speeches and other writings of people who settled and built Wisconsin during the 19th century."  Jam-packed with information. - illustrated - From wisc.edu - http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/WI/subcollections/wipionexpAbout.html

Wisconsin State Flag History __ History and images of Wisconsin State Flag - illustrated - From scribd.com - http://www.scribd.com/doc/2516455/Wisconsin-State-Flag-History  

Wisconsin, Timeline of State History - SHG Resources __ A chronological timeline of important events and dates in the history of Wisconsin. - From shgresources.com - http://www.shgresources.com/wi/timeline/

Wisconsin's French Connections __ Large collection of click-to-read articles about the history of the French and Wisconsin. - From uwgb.edu - http://www.uwgb.edu/wisfrench/library/index.htm


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