History at Home

The Milwaukee County Historical Society is pleased to offer lesson plans and activities to be utilized at home during the COVID-19 crisis in Milwaukee County. Teachers, parents, and children can learn more about Milwaukee County history through these resources.

If you have questions or need assistance, please email MCHS educator Mary Jo Knapp at mjknapp@milwaukeehistory.net


Teacher Materials

To download lesson plans, choose from the options below:

First Peoples Of Wisconsin

‘What is it?’ Game


Family Activities

To download activity sheets, click the links below

The Jobs that Built Wisconsin




Fur Trading

Dairy Farming