Early Wisconsin Settlers

By Erika Janik | February 16, 2011


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Those of us who live in the upper Midwest often take a perverse pride in our ability to withstand sub-zero temperatures and epic snowfalls. Historian Erika Janik says that Wisconsin’s winters have been something to talk about since settlers first started coming here.


Erika Janik

Erika Janik is the co-creator and former executive director of Wisconsin Life. She is the author of six books, including Pistols and Petticoats: 175 Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction, Apple: A Global History, and  Marketplace of the Marvelous: The Strange Origins of Modern Medicine. She’s currently the executive...
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