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Lives of Red Stone River is a profile series by WID Director David Krakauer examining the people, places and ideas that exemplify creative life in the state of Wisconsin.



Frederick Jackson Turner illustration from Wisconsin Historical Society

Frederick Jackson Turner: The Revolutionary Frontier

In “Lives of Red Stone River,” WID’s director writes about influential Wisconsinites. The first essay in the series focuses on historian Frederick Jackson Turner and lessons learned from physical and metaphorical frontiers.