Early Settlers: The Life of a Pioneer


Pioneers traveling to the ‘Wild West’ encountered many challenges on their journey and once they arrived in their new community. Explore their travel to Waukesha and learn why they were drawn to this area’s rich resources. Discussion will include how they constructed their homes and farmsteads, took care of daily chores, and lived a life very unlike our own today. Hands on artifact handling tops off the pioneer experience.

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Updated 04/2017