Wisconsin State Facts and History

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Wisconsin Quick Facts

State Symbol of Wisconsin

State AnimalBadger
State Ballad“Oh Wisconsin, Land of My Dreams”
State BeverageMilk
State BirdRobin
State DancePolka
State DogAmerican water spaniel
State Domestic AnimalDairy cow
State FishMuskellunge
State FlowerWood violet
State FossilTrilobite
State FruitCranberry
State GrainCorn
State InsectHoneybee
State MineralGalena
State MottoForward
State NicknameBadger State
State PastryKringle
State RockRed granite
State SoilAntigo silt loam
State Song“On, Wisconsin!”
State Symbol of PeaceMourning dove
State TreeSugar maple
State Wildlife AnimalWhite-tailed deer

Sports Teams

  • MLB: Milwaukee Brewers
  • NFL: Green Bay Packers
  • NBA: Milwaukee Bucks

College & Universities

Advanced Institute of Hair DesignPaul Mitchell the School-Green Bay
Affinity Health System Program in Radiologic TechnologyPaul Mitchell the School-Monroe
Alverno CollegePhiladelphia Biblical University-Wisconsin Wilderness
Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center-School of Diagnostic Medical SonographyRegency Beauty Institute-Madison
Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center-School of Radiologic TechnologyRipon College
Bellin CollegeSacred Heart School of Theology
Bellin Health School of Radiologic TechnologySaint Francis Seminary
Beloit CollegeSaint Norbert College
Blackhawk Technical CollegeScientific College of Beauty and Barbering
Blue Sky School of Professional Massage and Therapeutic BodyworkSilver Lake College
Bryant and Stratton College-MilwaukeeSouthwest Wisconsin Technical College
Cardinal Stritch UniversityState College of Beauty Culture Inc
Carroll UniversityThe Salon Professional Academy-Eau Claire
Carthage CollegeUniversity of Phoenix-Milwaukee Campus
Chippewa Valley Technical CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin Colleges
College of Menominee NationUniversity of Wisconsin Extension
Concordia University-WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
DeVry University-WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Edgewood CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Empire Beauty School-AppletonUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Empire Beauty School-Green BayUniversity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Empire Beauty School-MadisonUniversity of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Empire Beauty School-ManitowocUniversity of Wisconsin-Parkside
Fox Valley Technical CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin-Platteville
Gateway Technical CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin-River Falls
Gill-Tech Academy of Hair DesignUniversity of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
ITT Technical Institute-Green BayUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout
ITT Technical Institute-GreenfieldUniversity of Wisconsin-Superior
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin-System Administration
Lakeland CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Lakeshore Technical CollegeViterbo University
Lakeside School of Massage TherapyWaukesha County Technical College
Lawrence UniversityWestern Technical College
Madison Area Technical CollegeWisconsin Indianhead Technical College
Madison Cosmetology CollegeWisconsin Lutheran College
Madison Media InstituteWisconsin School of Professional Psychology
Maranatha Baptist Bible CollegeMilwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Marian UniversityMilwaukee School of Engineering
Marquette UniversityMontessori Institute of Milwaukee
Medical College of WisconsinMoraine Park Technical College
Mid-State Technical CollegeMount Mary College
Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-RacineNashotah House
Milwaukee Area Technical CollegeNicolet Area Technical College
Northcentral Technical CollegeNorthland College
Northeast Wisconsin Technical CollegeOttawa University-Milwaukee

Popular Tourist Attractions

  1. Henry Vilas Zoo
  2. Whistling Straits
  3. Lambeau Field
  4. House on the Rock
  5. Milwaukee Art Museum
  6. Road America
  7. Discovery World
  8. Taliesin
  9. Milwaukee County Zoo
  10. Milwaukee Public Museum
  11. Harley-Davidson Museum
  12. Cave of the Mounds
  13. Chula Vista Resort
  14. Peninsula State Park
  15. Alliant Energy Center
  16. Wilmot Mountain

Famous Natives and Residents

NameProfession
Don Amecheactor;
Roy Chapman Andrewsnaturalist and explorer;
Walter Annenbergmedia tycoon and philanthropist;
Lynda Barrycartoonist, author;
Carrie Cattwoman suffragist;
John R. Commonseconomist;
Tyne Dalyactress;
August Derlethauthor;
Jeanne Dixonseer;
Zona Galenovelist;
Eric Heidenskater;
Woody Hermanband leader;
Hildegardesinger;
Harry Houdinimagician;
Colin KaepernickNFL quarterback;
Hans V. Kaltenbornejournalist;
Pee Wee Kingsinger;
George F. Kennandiplomat;
Robert La Follettepolitician;
William D. Leahyadmiral;
Liberacepianist;
Charles Litelactor;
Allen LuddenTV host;
Alfred Luntactor;
Frederic Marchactor;
Jackie Masoncomedian;
John RinglingNorth circus director;
Pat O’Brienactor;
Georgia O’Keeffepainter;
Charlotte Raeactress;
William H. Rehnquistjurist;
Gena Rowlandsactress;
Paul Ryanpolitican;
Tom Snydernewscaster;
Peter Straubauthor;
Spencer Tracyactor;
Thorstein Vebleneconomist;
Orson Wellesactor and producer;
Laura Ingalls Wilderauthor;
Thornton Wilderauthor;
Charles Winningeractor;
Frank Lloyd Wrightarchitect.

Famous Actors And Actresses

  1. Fredric March
  2. Mark Ruffalo
  3. Tony Shalhoub
  4. Spencer Tracy

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