Welcome to the Recollection Wisconsin Shared Collection.
Wisconsin’s story is still being written, folding in the customs and traditions of everyone who calls this place home. You’re invited to help build a shared history of our state by contributing your photos, stories and memories to the Recollection Wisconsin Shared Collection.
Want to see more Wisconsin stories? Explore digital collections from libraries, archives, historical societies and museums around the state at recollectionwisconsin.org.
It was an unknown wilderness, a forest of pine trees with a carpet of pine needles beneath, located on the east side of the bay. One of the first…