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Learning About Wisconsin

Do you ever wonder how our immigrant ancestors decided to come to Wisconsin? Are you curious about how they learned about our state? It’s a well-known fact that letters from America were passed around like “hot news” when they would … Continue reading

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Why They Came to Wisconsin

Did you ever wonder why our ancestors came to Wisconsin – or specifically Trempealeau County or Fitch Coulee? The answer is usually found in who came before they did. But first, let me back up a step. In the 1850s … Continue reading

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