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This monument honoring local Civil War soldiers resulted from the nationalist sentiment following the war. In 1894 local artist and Fond du Lac resident Mark Harrison bequeathed $500 to erect a monument in what is now Veterans Park. On June 7, 1…
???? This engine was built in 1911 by the American Locomotive Company of New York. It was one of four engines purchased by the Wisconsin Central in May, 1911. It was built light for passenger service. It weighs almost 100 tons. It was fired by a …
Memorial to Those Who Served in the War With Spain 1898 — 1902 (U.S.S. Maine plaque) In Honor to Our Dead Freedom Patriotism Humanity
(engraving) First Fond du Lac Home Fanna Pier 1838Daughter of Nathan and Betsey Kendell, wife of Colwert Pier, died March 1, 1838 aged 30. Being the first white female resident and the first death in the County of Fond du Lac. · Colwert …
On this site a least four known stage coach robberies occurred. In the hold-up of September 25, 1897, the robber William Harrall was trailed to Delta, Shasta County where he killed undersheriff William A. Radford. The last hold-up here and in Cali…
On March 1, 1838, Fanna Pier, the first white woman to live in Fond du Lac County, died at the age of 30 after a short illness. Her death was the first of a white person in the county. This plot of high ground was selected for the burial two days …
Grand Army of the Republic MemorialDriveLest We ForgetPlaced byColonel C. K. Pier CircleLadies of the Grand Army of the Republic1932
Dedicated to all veteranswho have served our countrypast - present - future.We shall not forget.1995 Second WardHonoring those whoanswered their countriescall in World War II.These gave their lives:William H. Altnau · William J. Blanck &…
The Military Road, built in 1835, became the first highway to cross the state. Congress appropriated $5,000 to connect the St. Lawrence and Mississippi River basins. The troops at Fort Crawford constructed the road from Prairie du Chien to Port…
Dedicated tothe memory of theBrave MenofFond du Lac County,Wis.,who to save theUnion,fought victoriouslyon land and sea,in thegreat struggleof theCivil War,1861 - 1865.