Near Blue Mounds in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
In 1847 Samuel Lattimer built a saw mill that operated until 1865 when it was converted to a grist mill. In 1876 the mill passed to Charles Elver. In 1877 John Lohrs build a two-story frame store and hotel opposite the mill. On September 14, 1878 a post office named Elvers was established here.
Location. 43° 4.19′ N, 89° 47.84′ W. Marker is near Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of County Highway J and County Highway JJ, on the right when traveling north on County Highway J. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blue Mounds WI 53517, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peculiar Corners (approx. 2.8 miles away); Brigham Park (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Brigham Park (approx. 3.1 miles away); Vermont Creek (approx. 3.5 miles away); Army Cargo Plane Crash (approx. 3.9 miles away); Blue Mounds Fort Site of Blue Mounds Fort (approx. 4.7 miles away); Old Town (approx. 5.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Blue Mounds.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 528 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.