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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMPYS_william-irvine_Chippewa-Falls-WI.html
William Irvine was born in Mount Carroll, Illinois of Scotch-Irish ancestry. He came to the Chippewa Valley when he was 14 years old to work for his brother-in-law, who was captain of a raft boat towing lumber from Chippewa Falls to Mississippi Ri…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMPXD_irvine-park-drive-bridge_Chippewa-Falls-WI.html
The Irvine Park Drive Bridge was an example of a Pratt bridge construction, which was a design used in Wisconsin from 1895-1910. The Milwaukee Bridge and Iron Company fabricated the bridge in 1907. The structure originally crossed Duncan Creek on …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMPL5_in-memory-of-old-abe_Chippewa-Falls-WI.html
The soldier bird who was captured in Chippewa County by Chief Sky and taken to Eau Claire by Daniel McCann of Eagle Point. With Company "C" of the Eighth Wisconsin Regiment, he participated in twenty-five battles of the Civil War and was afterward…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM8Y7_nations-first-cooperative-generating-station_Chippewa-Falls-WI.html
On Sunday, May 2, 1937, Wisconsin Power Cooperative was organized by an assembly of farmers for the purpose of developing a generating and transmission facility to provide low-cost electric service for the rural areas of Buffalo, Chippewa, Clark, …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM8ME_northern-wisconsin-state-fair_Chippewa-Falls-WI.html
Primarily rural in the 19th century, Wisconsin promoted the state fair to advance better state farming practices. Since 1851 to the present, this fair has been held in southern Wisconsin. Recognizing the impracticality of entering or attending the…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM8LU_northern-wisconsin-center-for-the-developmentally-disabled_Chippewa-Falls-WI.html
Before the 19th-century social reform movement, developmentally disabled people were relegated to almshouses and county poor farms where the "indigent, insane, epileptic and "idiotic" were housed together without regard to individual condition. Re…
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