Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Sauk Prairie: Early History

Clip: Special | 7m 24s  | Video has closed captioning.

An early explorer wrote about the Sauk village for which the Sauk Prairie area is named. After the Sauk, the Ho-Chunk controlled the land until 1837. A few years later, European settlers began developing villages and farming wheat on the prairie.

Aired: 10/11/19

Rating: NR

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

Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Sauk Prairie was funded by major support from Greg and Carol Griffin, Darlene Ballweg, Culver’s Foundation, and Wollersheim Winery & Distillery, with additional support from Bank of …