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Mystery Man Identity Revealed!

This photo was featured in the 50th issue of the history magazine Artifacts. The identity of this man proved elusive, but Museum staff have ascertained his name.

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Glacial Lake Wisconsin

Glacial Lake Wisconsin was a prehistoric proglacial lake that existed from approximately 18,000 to 14,000 years ago, at the end of the last ice age. Before the last glacier, a somewhat different Wisconsin River drained the north-central part of the state, running around the east … Continue reading

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