Author: Tammy Brzeczkowski

The History of the Franciscan Cords

Learn about the history of the Franciscan Cords, a group of monks from the Franciscan Monastery in Pulaski, Wisconsin that formed a polka / rock band in the 1960’s – and even recorded an album.

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Signing of the Polka Bill Photos_April 29, 1994

The Polka was signed into law as the official Wisconsin State Dance on April 29, 1994. Governor Thompson signed the bill into law at Zielinski’s Historic Ballroom in Pulaski, Wisconsin. Photos in this gallery were provided...

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