Gov. Walker: Honors Wisconsin’s 170th anniversary of statehood

Contact: Amy Hasenberg, (608) 266-2839

Wisconsin became the 30th state in the Union on May 29, 1848

MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today released the following statement in honor of Wisconsin’s 170th anniversary of statehood. Wisconsin was admitted as the 30th state in the Union on May 29, 1848.

Today is a day to honor the founders and early residents of the State of Wisconsin which became the 30th state in the Union on May 29, 1848. Voters approved the new state constitution in March of 1848 and Wisconsin became a state 170 years ago today. We are proud of our heritage and excited about our future.

Governor Walker’s video honoring Wisconsin’s 170th anniversary can be viewed here.

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