Honey Creek Settlement

Honey Creek Settlement (HM1IVN)

Location: West Allis, WI 53214 Milwaukee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 0.647', W 88° 1.006'

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A steam sawmill built on this site in 1855 by Bigelow Case and Edwin Youmans was the first substantial industry on Honey Creek, which later became part of West Allis.

Lumber from the mill was used for the Mukwonago plank road and many other pioneer needs. The mill was discontinued in 1885 due to the lack of suitable timber.
Three times each week a stage served the Honey Creek community consisting of a blacksmith shop, schoolhouse, homesteads, sawmill and post office.
Among the early settlers were: Cornwall, Douville, Smith, Strong, Sheldon, Marsh, and Marlott.
Year Placed1959
Placed ByMilwaukee County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, January 19th, 2015 at 1:03pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 417139 N 4762513
Decimal Degrees43.01078333, -88.01676667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 0.647', W 88° 1.006'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 0' 38.82" N, 88° 1' 0.36" W
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Area Code(s)414, 262
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1726-1798 S 84th St, West Allis WI 53214, US
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