The Cabin

Best Wisconsin Towns for History Buffs

Episode Summary

Welcome to episode 22 of The Cabin Podcast - the official podcast of Discover Wisconsin. This one is for the Wisconsin History Buffs or anyone that's looking to drive a little deeper into Wisco history, we're covering some of the best towns for history buffs. Our BTS segment today will be jam packed with DW crew members because we're talking season 33 highlights!

Episode Notes

The Cabin is presented by the Wisconsin Counties Association and this week we're featuring Outagamie County.

Campfire Conversation: This one is for all of the Wisconsin history buffs, today we're talking about the best Wisconsin towns to visit to dive into your love of history.

War of 1812 Battle at Prairie du Chien (Villa Louis)

Feuding separate towns that eventually became Milwaukee by 1846 (Juneautown, Kilbourntown, Walkers Point)

Sputnik piece crash-landing in Manitowoc in 1962

Peshtigo Fire (same day as Chicago Fire: October 8, 1871)

Blues Music History in Grafton and Port Washington (Paramount Records)

Pepin County -  The legend of the Maiden Rock

Janesville/Milton Area - Rock County 

Behind-the-Scenes:  This weeks BTS segment is going to be a little different now that we're officially out of Season 33 premiere season. But, we are joined by Series Producer Jessica Murphy and  Motion Media Manager Teddy Maier to talk highlights.

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