Author: Recollection WI

East Troy Electric Railroad Collection

A new digital collection has zoomed in from East Troy, providing a history of electric railroads, streetcars and buses in southeastern Wisconsin. The East Troy Electric Railroad dates to 1907 as a branch of the […] 

Eastern Shores Library System

Slides and handout from a webinar presented for Eastern Shores Library System as part of their Ozaukee and Sheboygan Memories project, February 20, 2015. The project is made possible with Library Services and Technology Act […] 

Mineral Point Library Archives

In A Field Guide To Mineral Point (Mineral Point Historical Society, 2012), Nancy Pfotenhauer writes: Mineral Point started as a wild and wooly frontier town. The discovery of lead in 1828 attracted dirt-poor hard-scrabble diggers, […] 

Exploring effigy mounds

This exhibit was created in collaboration with Emily Nelson, an undergraduate History major at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. More than a thousand years ago, indigenous people in southern Wisconsin sculpted the landscape into the shapes […] 

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