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Camping in Wisconsin is a treat for the whole family.
Private and State campgrounds galore!
Wisconsin has more than just cheese and great football and basketball. Wisconsin is also home to some of the most wonderful campgrounds in the nation. Whether you are looking for a classic state park or a privately owned RV camp with paintball
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Frank Lloyd Wright’s TALIESIN Center
understanding of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture and ideas
Taliesin® Preservation, Inc. (TPI) was created to preserve the buildings, artifacts, landscape, and legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright in Wisconsin. America’s premier architect and Wisconsin’s native son considered Spring Green his home and endeavored to b
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Madison Wisconsin
For the whole family
Madison Wisconsin is a great destination for your family. Madison is actually the capitol of the state of Wisconsin and hosts many fun activities for your family. Some sites to help you plan your vacation are. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M
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1804 - Michael Frank Born
This Day in Wisconsin History
On this date Michael Frank, noted education leader in Wisconsin, was born in New York. Michael moved to the Wisc
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1832 - Fort Koshkonong Construction Begins
This Day in Wisconsin History
On this date General Henry Atkinson and his troops built Fort Koshkonong after being forced backwards from the bog area of the "trembling lands" in their pursuit of Black Hawk.
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1864 - (Civil War) Battle of Poison Spring, Arkansas
This Day in Wisconsin History
The Battle of Poison Spring was fought in Ouachita County, Arkansas, during the Camden Expedition. A Union foraging party was returning to headquarters in Camden, Arkansas, with 198 wagons of corn, when it was attacked and captured by Confederate tro
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Spring is Here - March Events in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Travel Information
The information for the events calendar is supplied to wistravel.com by many outside sources. We try to be as accurate as possible, but sometimes things do happen to cause changes to an event or festival. Before driving a long distance to attend an e
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1865 - (Civil War) Lincoln Assassinated
This Day in Wisconsin History
On the evening of April 14, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was shot while watching a play at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. Although no Wisconsin troops were on hand,
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1865 - (Civil War) Confederate Army surrenders
This Day in Wisconsin History
Union forces led by General Ulysses S. Grant caught up with Confederate forces commanded by General Robert E. Lee at Appomattox Court House, Virginia. The 5th, 6th, 7th, 19th, 36th, 37th and 38th Wisconsin Infantry regiments were among the troops tha
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Wisconsin Troops Capture Jefferson Davis - Wisconsin History
This Day in Wisconsin History
Just after dawn on May 10, 1865, Col. Henry Harnden of Madison and his squad of 30 volunteers from the First Cavalry arrested the President of the Confederacy. After Ro
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1865 Civil War Confederate leaders reach Sailor's Creek, Virginia
This Day in Wisconsin History
Wisconsin's 5th, 6th, 7th, 19th, 36th, 37th and 38th Infantry regiments were among the troops pursuing Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee across Virginia. On this day the two sides faced off at Sailor's Creek for a battle that lasted several hours. Confe
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