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The first congregation of the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Wisconsin worshipped God here.
The Centennial Historical Museum
Nearby, built in 1858, replaced the first log church erected in 1844. Dedicated in honor of John Lutz, Missionary…
The Matz Farmhouse, approx. 1907 [photo]You are standing in front of the stone remnants of the Matz farmhouse. The land was first homesteaded in 1852. Friedrich describes the initial living quarters as, "An American farmer isn't set up right …
Croft, Pvt James E
20 March 1897
12th Bty Wis Lt Art
Medal of Honor Citation:Took the place of a gunner who had been shot down and inspired his comrades by his bravery and effective gunnery, which contributed largely to the defea…
Church of Christ
Has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Side AA business that was to bring international acclaim to Iola was established at this location on August 18, 1964, with the organization of Krause Publications as a corporate business entity. Over the next 40 years it expanded into numerous oth…
This plaque commemorates the memory and deed of Andrew Blackhawk who gave the land of the current Winnebago powwow grounds to his tribe with the hope that it would be used by his people for a common gathering site. This 10 acres of land became Win…
Schooner Perry Hannah
Type: Wooden Schooner, two-masted
Built: 1859, Thomas Arnold, Newport, Mich.
Sank: October 16, 1880
Length: 93' Beam: 25'
Depth of Wreckage: 6'
Type: Wooden Schooner, three-masted
The sport of competitive show skiing was born when the first Wisconsin State Water Ski Show Tournament was held in July of 1967. Wisconsin Rapids native Jack Lukes was instrumental in creating the tournament, helping write the tournament rules, an…
On the evening of October 28, 1892, an exploding oil barrel started a small fire in the Union Oil and Paint company warehouse, which was located at 323 N. Water Street. Another fire broke out in a nearby factory in the 300 block of N. Broadway, wh…
The Alexander Noble House was built in 1875 on land purchased from Asa Thorp, the founder of the Village of Fish Creek. This Greek Revival Style-influenced residence is the Village's oldest existing dwelling still in its original location. Born …