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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMNP3_first-kindergarten_Watertown-WI.html
The first kindergarten in the United States was founded by Margarethe Meyer Schurz in this building in 1856. Moved to the present site and restored in 1956 by the Watertown Historical Society.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMNLM_lake-ripley_Cambridge-WI.html
As a boy Ole Evinrude (1877-1934) lived near Cambridge. His father hoped to keep him on the farm and when Ole built a sailboat like he had seen in a picture book his father destroyed it. In a secret place in the woods the boy built another. Here o…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMNLL_aztalan-mound-park_Lake-Mills-WI.html
Site of the famous prehistoric Indian stockade-protected village known as Aztalan first described by N.F. Hyer in the Milwaukee Advertiser in January 1837. Described by Dr. Increase A. Lapham, in The Antiquities of Wisconsin in 1855. Explored by t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMLI7_lorine-niedecker_Fort-Atkinson-WI.html
Fish? ? ?fowl? ? ?? ? ?flood? ? ?Water lily mudMy lifein the leaves and on waterMy mother and I? ? ?? ?bornin swale and swamp and swornto waterLorine Niedecker (1903-70) lived on Black Hawk Island most of her life and celebrated the sights and sou…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HML8L_lake-koshkonong-effigy-mounds_Fort-Atkinson-WI.html
Between AD 650 and 1200, groups of Native Americans throughout the southern half of Wisconsin and portions of adjacent states built earthen mounds of various shapes and sizes, including mounds shaped like animals, today called effigy mounds. The 1…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HML8K_fort-koshkonong_Fort-Atkinson-WI.html
"Whilst lying here we have thrown up a stockade work flanked by four block houses for the security of our supplies and the accomodation of the sick," wrote General Henry Atkinson of this spot in his army report to General Winfield Scott on July 17…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HML8J_black-hawk-war-encampment_Fort-Atkinson-WI.html
A large Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Village dating from the 1700s once stood in this vicinity. Just before the 1832 Black Hawk War, the village was burned during an intra-tribal battle. On July 6th and 8th, the United States Military camped at this site …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMHH3_in-the-name-of-god-amen_Clinton-WI.html
On this spot and in a small frame church known as the Norwegian Lutheran Church of Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin, gathered on the Fifth Day of June, 1860, the following named ministers of the gospel:L. P. Esbu?rn · T. N. HasselquistP. And…
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