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Civil War Item Roll Call in Marathon County

The Woodson History Center (home of the Marathon County Historical Society) in Wausau is still filled with scaffolding, paint brushes and ladders. But the inaugural exhibit commemorating the Civil War Sesquicentennial  for this space is already starting to take shape. And so are the many programs that will complement the exhibit. The very first of these […]

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Sterling Hall Memories

It has been 40 years (August 24, 1970) since the bombing of Sterling Hall at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. In recognition Oral History Project at UW Madison and Wisconsin Story Project are taking up the task of collecting memories from those who remember that day. A booth has been set up at Memorial Library […]

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Civil War Sesquicentennial

2011 marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. Many events are being planned across the US in the next four years to commemorate the war. Although no major battles were fought here, Wisconsin still played a large part in the war. More than 91,000 men from Wisconsin fought and more than 12,000 died. Regiments from […]

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