Category: Guide to Wisconsin

Wisconsin – From the Indian name “GrasgrĂ¼ner Platz” it received the name “Badger State” (Badger State). Wisconsin was explored by Jean Nicolet in 1634, followed by fur traders and missionaries. The state was taken over by England in 1763. As the 30th state, it joined the Union. Wisconsin is a huge agricultural state and the capital of the approximately 4.5 million inhabitants is Madison. The state is bordered in the northeast and east by the great American lakes.