Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Early History

Clip: Special | 7m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

The city of Stevens Point lies in the middle of two ecological regions along the shores of the Wisconsin River, making it a resource rich geography that has brought people to the area for thousands of years. The Menominee fished sturgeon and harvested wild rice and maple sugar. White settlers were drawn to the power of the Wisconsin River and the great white pines that grew along its banks.

Aired: 10/25/21

Rating: NR

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Wisconsin Hometown Stories is a local public television program presented by PBS Wisconsin.