Mary Bergin


Flying Free at the Horicon Marsh

Horicon Marsh is the nation’s largest cattail marsh — about 14 miles long and up to five miles wide — and also among our largest freshwater marshes. Within these 33,000 acres are large nesting areas for redhead ducks and great blue herons.

Pioneer Days in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is home to an important part of “America’s Favorite Pioneer Girl,” too. Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867 in a simple log cabin surrounded by wooded bluffs, seven miles north of Pepin, and lived there two years.