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For The Love Of Military History

When you walk into a classroom at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, there’s one desk that stands out. It’s ...

Wisconsin In WWI: The Thick of It

One hundred years ago, Wisconsin went to war. In partnership with the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, we’re exploring stories of Wisconsin ...

Homegrown Cookware

Cookware today is mostly mass produced overseas and cheap. But it wasn’t always this way. Pots and pans used to ...

Frederick Jackson Turner And The History Of The American West

Perhaps no American historian stirs a more impassioned response than Frederick Jackson Turner. His ideas about the western frontier were ...

Settling The Controversy Around Civil War Icon Old Abe

One of the most well-known figures in Civil War Wisconsin wasn’t a person at all, but a bald eagle named Old ...