Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Sauk Prairie

Special | 58m 47s

Get to know the story of two villages formed by the fertile land of South Central Wisconsin and the flowing waters of the Wisconsin River. Film, archival images, and interviews with historians, local citizens, and experts illustrate how their histories were shaped by Native communities who first called the land home, the harnessing of water power, manufacturing, and the creativity of residents.

Aired: 10/11/19

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?

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 Prairie du Sac, Consumers Cooperative, Sid and Lisa Cook, John and Alice Grady, Richard and Marilyn McFarlane, Milwaukee Valve Company, Ellen Paul, Sauk County UW Extension, Arts and Culture Committee and Wisconsin Arts Board, Schwarz Insurance, Tim and Pat Size, Jim Slattery, Tools for Marketing, Inc., Wyttenbach Meats, the Focus Fund for Wisconsin History supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Friends of Wisconsin Public Television.