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Stories from the Wreckage Exhibit

Apr 30 - Nov 9 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison
Through striking underwater photography, discover the hidden resources that are shaping our views of maritime history.
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Wisconsin Journey

Sep 4 - Oct 25 :: Old World Wisconsin :: Eagle
Experience first-hand what life was like for a group of 19th-century Swedish immigrants
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Wisconsin's Famous and Historic Trees

Oct 15 :: Waukesha Public Library :: Waukesha
Join author R. Bruce Allison to learn about noteworthy trees, both past and present, across Wisconsin.

Maritime Archaeology and Shipwrecks of Wisconsin

Oct 15 :: Shorewood Village Center :: Shorewood
Learn how the Society's maritime archaeologists successfully document and help preserve more than 700 shipwrecks in Wisconsin's Great Lakes waters.
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Milwaukee Mayhem: Murder and Mystery in the Cream City's First Century

Oct 16 :: Sun Prairie Public Library :: Sun Prairie
Join author Matthew Prigge to uncover the little-remembered and rarely told history of the underbelly of a Midwestern metropolis.
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Meet Sport! Author Pamela Cameron signs copies of her new picture book, Sport: Ship Dog of the Great Lakes

Oct 16 :: Barnes & Noble Kalamazoo-Portage :: Portage
Pamela Cameron shares the remarkable, true story of Sport, a rescued puppy who sailed aboard the Hyacinth

Local Government Records Management Workshop

Oct 17 :: Murphy Library, room 150 :: La Crosse
Learn about managing paper and electronic local government records
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Halloween Legends and Lore

Oct 18 - Oct 19 :: Old World Wisconsin :: Eagle
Something spooky is coming to Old World Wisconsin...
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Science on the Square - Boats That Float and Those That Don't

Oct 18 :: Wisconsin Historical Museum :: Madison
Explore underwater shipwreck using mixed reality equipment
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Nooks and Crannies Tour

Oct 18 :: Grand Geneva Resort :: Lake Geneva
Go behind the scenes at Black Point Estate and Gardens!