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Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Eau Claire: Old Abe

Old Abe, a bald eagle, became the mascot during the Civil War before retiring.

Eau Claire: Old Abe

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Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Eau Claire: The First Eau Claire

The Ojibwe and Sioux found the Eau Claire-area rich in resources.

Eau Claire: The First Eau Claire

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Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Eau Claire: Flying Eagles

Norwegian immigrants brought ski jumping to Eau Claire in the 1880s.

Eau Claire: Flying Eagles

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Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Eau Claire: The Second Eau Claire

New industries took hold in Eau Claire, including the Gillette Tire Company.

Eau Claire: The Second Eau Claire

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Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Eau Claire: Improvisation

The revival of the local arts led to Eau Claire drawing attention as an arts destination.

Eau Claire: Improvisation

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Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Eau Clarie: Breaking Barriers

Henry Aaron played for the minor league team the Eau Claire Bears.

Eau Clarie: Breaking Barriers

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