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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…
Dedicated in Honor of the Men and Women Who Served Our Country in All Wars
    1871-72 found the iron horse arriving in Grand Rapids & Centrailia. The railroad bridge replaced log, river rafting & its loss of life on the dangerous river rapids. A modern iron bridge was built to withstand the early, spring thaws. Long,…
   In 1891, Oberbeck Bros. Mfg. Co. created fine furniture. After 30 years, the company was shut down in 1918 when the U.S. government declared furniture mfg. non-essential during W.W.I. As a result, Ahdawagam Paper Prod. Co. was formed to manu…
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1909
Wisconsin Rapids native Myron "Grim" Natwick, the "animator's animator" was the creative genius behind Fleischer Studios' cartoon character and cultural icon, Betty Boop. Natwick was also the lead animator of Snow White in Disney's Snow White (193…
They rest in peaceso we may live in peace.[reverse]In Memory ofAll American VeteransThis memorial honors all American veterans who although separated by generations shared a common, undeniable goal to valiantly protect our country's freedoms. T…
I was built in the 1920's and helped build several dams along the Wisconsin River. Then Nekoosa Papers Inc. purchased me and I helped build Nepco Lake. Next I saw action working on the Nekoosa Dam and the water pipeline to the Nekoosa mill. Wood C…
Persons interred in this county cemetery include former residents of the county poor farm and home for the aged as well as others requiring county burial between the years 1891 and 1948. [names] Donated by Martin Zurkowski
Ah-Dah-Wa-Gam Chapter D. A. R. In recognition of the Loyalty & Patriotism of the Winnebago Indians ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆Corporal Foster DeCorah Robert DeCorah · Jesse Thompson Mike Standing Water · D…