Events

Great history-related events, lectures, and exhibits are happening all around you! For more information about any of the listings below, just click on their title.

 

Photojournalism of the Civil War: How Photography Captured War Time

Associate Professor of Social Sciences at Ellsworth Community College, Iowa, Jörg Rochlitzer will discuss early photojournalism and how photography captured the reality of war for the first time extensively in America.

Saturday, September 21

2:00 pm

H.H. Bennett Studio, Wisconsin Dells

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Following in Their Footsteps: Boat Tour

Cruise through the lesser-traveled waters of the mighty Mississippi River as you follow the path of the soldiers who captured Fort Shelby during the Battle of Prairie du Chien.

Sunday, September 22

1:00 – 2:30 pm

Villa Louis, Prairie du Chien

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Book Launch – Chris Multerer Discusses Job Man: My Life in Professional Wrestling

Milwaukee’s own Chris Multerer shares his remarkable, decades-long career in the wild world of wrestling.

Monday, September 23

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Milwaukee Public Library – Zablocki Branch, Milwaukee

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Madeline Uraneck Discusses How to Make a Life: A Tibetan Refugee Family and the Midwestern Woman They Adopted

Join author Madeline Uraneck and members of the Kalsang family as they share their powerful story of friendship and belonging.

Tuesday, September 24

6:00 – 8:00 pm

Pasture and Plenty, Madison

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A City at War: Milwaukee Labor During World War II

Join author Rick Pifer to learn about the experiences of Milwaukee working men and women during World War II.

Thursday, September 26

7:00 – 8:00 pm

Brookfield Public Library, Brookfield

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Nooks and Crannies Tour

Go behind the scenes at Black Point Estate and Gardens!

Friday, September 27

9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Grand Geneva Resort, Lake Geneva

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Kreepy Kilbourn: The Original Dells Ghost Walk

Delve into the paranormal and haunted experiences of the downtown Wisconsin Dells area!

Friday, September 27

6:00 – 7:30 pm

H.H. Bennett Studio, Wisconsin Dells

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Commemoration of the Treaty of 1854

Learn about the history of the Treaty of 1854, which established the first Ojibwe reservations in Wisconsin.

Saturday, September 28 – Sunday, September 29

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Madeline Island Museum, La Pointe

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Doors Open Milwaukee

Celebrate the cataloging and digitization of news film from WTMJ!

Saturday, September 28

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wisconsin Black Historical Society, Milwaukee

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Old Farm Country Cookbook

Return with Susan Apps-Bodilly to an era when all food was local and farming was a family-run affair.

Saturday, September 28

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Milton Public Library, Milton

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Histories of Wisconsin’s Latinx Communities

Explore the ways in which people of Latinx descent have built community across the state, delving into the history of Wisconsin hospitality.

Monday, September 30

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Sun Prairie Public Library, Sun Prairie

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Beer Barons of Geneva Lake and Their Milwaukee Neighbors

Join Black Point’s lead interpreter, Michael Rehberg, as he discusses beer barons of Geneva Lake.

Wednesday, October 2

1:15 – 2:15 pm

Lois & Tom Dolan Community Center, Brown Deer

 

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