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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM230H_memorial-church_Greenfield-WI.html
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…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22B6_the-matz-farmstead_Cross-Plains-WI.html
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 …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2263_james-e-croft-a-war-memorial_Janesville-WI.html
Croft, Pvt James E 20 March 1897 Allatoona GA 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…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21S1_trinity-united-church-of-christ_Portage-WI.html
Trinity United Church of Christ Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Trinitatus Evangelische 1871
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21S0_krause-publications_Iola-WI.html
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…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21RT_andrew-blackhawk_Black-River-Falls-WI.html
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…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20W9_reynolds-pier_Sturgeon-Bay-WI.html
Schooner Perry Hannah Type: Wooden Schooner, two-masted Built: 1859, Thomas Arnold, Newport, Mich. Sank: October 16, 1880 Length: 93' Beam: 25' Cargo: Wood Depth of Wreckage: 6' Schooner Cecelia Type: Wooden Schooner, three-masted Buil…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ZY7_wisconsin-state-water-ski-show-championships_Wisconsin-Rapids-WI.html
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…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ZY6_third-ward-fire_Milwaukee-WI.html
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…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ZY5_the-alexander-noble-house_Fish-Creek-WI.html
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 resiĀ­dence is the Village's oldest existing dwelling still in its original location. Born …
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