BURLINGTON, WISCONSIN ~ CHOCOLATE CITY USA
HOME OF THE FIRST HISTORICAL SOCIETY IN RACINE COUNTY, THE SOCIETY IS CELEBRATING ITS 88th ANNIVERSARY IN 2016

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    2002 - March 2002     June 2002    September 2002
    2003 - December  2003
    2004 - March 2004     June 2004    September 2004    December 2004
    2005 - March 2005     June 2005    September 2005    December 2005

    2006 - March 2006     June 2006    September 2006    December 2006
    2007 - March 2007     June 2007    September 2007    December 2007
    2008 - March 2008     June 2008    September 2008    December 2008

    2009 - March 2009     June 2009    September 2009    December 2009

    2010 - March 2010     June 2010    September 2010    December 2010
    2011 - March 2011     June 2011    September 2011    December 2011
    2012 - March 2012     June 2012    September 2012    December 2012
    2013 - March 2013     June 2013    September 2013   
December 2013

    2014 - March 2014     June 2014    September 2014    December 2014
    2015 - March 2015     June 2015    September 2015    December 2015
    2016 - March 2016     June 2016    September 2016    December 2016

Articles
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD STORIES:
     JOSHUA GLOVER'S 1854 JOURNEY ON THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
     CAROLINE QUARLLS 1842 JOURNEY ON THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

OLD TIMERS NIGHT - FEBRUARY 13, 1912 - Reminiscences of Early Burlington
          William Meadows     Francis Reuschlein     Charles G. Foltz
          Francis G. Klein          Thomas W. Buell

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DR. EDWARD G. DYER
BURLINGTON, THE CITY IDEAL
SOME BURLINGTON AREA "FIRSTS"
HOW THE BURLINGTON LIARS CLUB STARTED
THE ONLY PROFESSIONAL EVER TO WIN THE LIARS' CLUB CONTEST (Jim Jordan aka Fibber McGee)
ROLLY BAUMAN'S HISTORY OF THE BURLINGTON LITTLE LEAGUE

2004 IS 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF RURAL MAIL DELIVERY IN BURLINGTON
BILL FROOK - State Street Bridge Backer and Burlington Booster
HISTORY OF THE BURLINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY
2009 MARKS 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF LINCOLN SCHOOL BUILDING AND ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S 200th BIRTHDAY
THE EARLY HISTORY OF BURLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL - 1915 through 1952
IN HORSE AND BUGGY DAYS, RUNAWAYS BROUGHT EXCITEMENT AND DANGER
POST OFFICE PROPERTY HAS COLORFUL HISTORY
BURLINGTON IN THE 1880s - A GREAT PLACE TO STUDY NATURE
PIONEER BURLINGTON LIFE RECALLED
THEN AND NOW - A Collection of Articles from Discover the Treasures
      CHESTNUT AND PINE - 1930 - 2009
      WEST SIDE OF PINE STREET BETWEEN WASHINGTON AND CHESTNUT STREETS - 1898 - 2009
      NORTHWEST SIDE OF MILWAUKEE BETWEEN CHESTNUT AND PINE STREETS - 1908 - 2010
      CITY AND TOWN HALL AND TREND SETTERS - 1905 -2010
      STATE STREET BETWEEN PINE AND PERKINS BOULEVARD - 1898 - 2009
      SOUTHEAST CORNER OF MAIN AND JEFFERSON STREETS - 1882 & 1956 - 2010
      WEST SIDE OF MILWAUKEE AVENUE BETWEEN ECHO LAKE AND GROVE STREET - 1896, 1957, AND 2010
      KANE STREET HOUSES BETWEEN DUANE STREET AND HIGHLAND AVENUE - EARLY 1900S - 2010
      CORNER OF LEWIS STREET AND MILWAUKEE AVENUE - 1907 - 2010
      SOUTH CORNER OF CHESTNUT STREET AND MILWAUKEE AVENUE - EARLY 1920S - 2010
      THREE BUILDINGS ON EAST SIDE OF PINE STREET AT CHESTNUT STREET CORNER
      OLDEST KNOWN REMAINING TRUSS BRIDGE IN WISCONSIN

SOME BURLINGTON BASEBALL PLAYERS' MEMORIES OF BIGGEST GAME, GREATEST THRILL, OR MOST MEMORABLE GAME

CENSUS
    1842 Census
    1846 Census

     Index to 1850 Census of Burlington (Town and Village (not Census itself)
     Index to 1860 Census of Burlington (Town and Village) (not Census itself)
     Index to 1870 Census of Burlington (Town and Village) (not Census itself)
     Index to 1900 Census of Burlington (Town and City)(not Census itself)

Indexes to 1905 Wisconsin State Census
 
 (Note:  These are INDEXES, not the actual censuses. The Alphabetical indexes are by surname; the Numerical indexes are by page and family number.)
      BURLINGTON (TOWN AND CITY)   ALPHABETICAL          
NUMERICAL
      BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP                 ALPHABETICAL           NUMERICAL
      BRIGHTON TOWNSHIP                      ALPHABETICAL           NUMERICAL
      DOVER TOWNSHIP                             ALPHABETICAL           NUMERICAL
      LYONS TOWNSHIP                              ALPHABETICAL           NUMERICAL
      ROCHESTER TOWNSHIP                  ALPHABETICAL           NUMERICAL
      SPRING PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP           ALPHABETICAL           NUMERICAL
      WATERFORD TOWNSHIP                 ALPHABETICAL           NUMERICAL
      WHEATLAND TOWNSHIP                 ALPHABETICAL           NUMERICAL


On-line Records
PEOPLE OF BURLINGTON AND VICINITY (includes birth, death, & burial information)
MARRIAGES OF PEOPLE OF BURLINGTON AND VICINITY
EVENTS IN BURLINGTON AND VICINITY 1835 ~ 2006 (includes events in nearby communities)
BURLINGTON HOMES & FARMS - interim version
CIVIL WAR DEAD OF BURLINGTON AND VICINITY: 1861 - 1865 (Chronological)

Photo Collections
                    BURLINGTON HISTORIC PHOTOS

A PHOTO ALBUM OF OUR WORLD WAR I VETERANS
EARLY BURLINGTON
A PHOTO ALBUM OF OUR WORLD WAR II VETERANS
BUSINESSES OF BURLINGTON
A PHOTO ALBUM OF OUR CIVIL WAR VETERANS
BURLINGTON'S  HISTORIC RESIDENCES
A PANORAMIC VIEW OF BURLINGTON ABOUT 1895
AL-VISTA ALBUM
A PANORAMIC VIEW OF BURLINGTON IN 1868
REMEMBERING BROWNS LAKE
FAMILY ALBUMS - Bushman/ Vos, Bushnell, Foltz / Chandler, Kortendick, Norton, Riel


GENEALOGICAL GLEANERS AWARD

The BURLINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY website has been awarded the GENEALOGICAL GLEANERS AWARD, which is given to websites that feature free vital information for the online genealogical community. It recognizes the hard work performed by volunteers in bringing genealogical data to the web for the use of others.
Contact Information

Contact
Dennis Tully, President

Telephone
(262) 767-2884

Postal address
232 North Perkins Blvd., Burlington, WI 53105

Electronic mail
General Information:
burlingtonhistory@gmail.com or
webmaster@burlingtonhistory.org

Hours
Sunday: 1:00 - 4:00 P.M. (except major holidays)
Monday - Saturday: By Appointment