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The only magazine dedicated to documenting the history of Northeast Wisconsin!


Today in the History of Northeast Wisconsin:

Vince Lombardi, the Green Bay Packers' 1st coach was born in any town Wisconsin.


Who is Voyageur?

Voyageur is the only magazine fully devoted to the history of the 26 county area known as Northeast Wisconsin. Founded in 1984, Voyageur is a non-profit magazine published twice a year, each June and December. Publication frequency is Summer/Fall and Winter/Spring. Each 64-page edition highlights historic people, places and events from the region's past.

Voyageur is a magazine "of the people, for the people, and by the people." It exists because of the dedication of its readers, writers, and financial supporters.

Voyageur has a readership of 10,000 and is distributed to homes, schools, libraries, businesses and other locations throughout Wisconsin, in nearly all fifty states and overseas. Subscribers through their interest and subscription fees, allow us to and are the reason why we continue to publish issue after issue.
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Voyageur’s articles are completely written and submitted by individuals with a sincere interest in exploring the history of Northeastern Wisconsin. Articles are written by free-lance writers and then submitted to Voyageur's editors who work to get the articles published.

Voyageur publishes manuscripts, essays, reviews, documents, photographs, illustrations, maps and other historical materials in each issue. Articles range from prehistoric times to the twentieth century and cover such topics as prehistoric people, Native American life, European and ethnic settlement, agriculture, industry, famous people, historic places and historic events. Written contributions, letters to the editor, comments, suggestions and inquiries are welcomed.
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Voyageur relies on the financial support of its advertisers, sponsors, and patrons to maintain the day-to-day costs of operation and publishing.
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Voyageur's website was designed to help improve the frequency and quality of its communication with its supporters. Find fun information such as this day in history, subscribers can access voyageur articles online, or if you're new to Voyageur you can sample our free database or even subscribe right online. Writers will find tips to help with writing articles and an quick an easy place to submit articles. Sponsors can find information on donation and advertising options both in our print magazine and on our website. Roll your mouse across the menu bar up top to explore all of your options.

Voyageur's Awards

Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of local and state history.

Certificate of Commendation from the Wisconsin Historical Society for "distinguished service to history."

Certificate of Commendation from the Wisconsin Historical Society for "distinguished service to history."

Recognition Award from the City of Green Bay for promoting public awareness of local history.

University Award for Excellence in Collaborative Achievement from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.