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Near Sextonville in Richland County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Bear Valley Cemetery and Brown Church

 
 
Bear Valley Cemetery and Brown Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, July 16, 2013
1. Bear Valley Cemetery and Brown Church Marker
Inscription. This land was purchased from Benjamin Winterburn in three parcels; the first in 1863 for plat 1 of the cemetery.

This was divided into 45 lots which were sold at $5.00 each. Land for the church site was purchased and the church was built in 1875.

Land for plat 2 of the cemetery, east from the church, was purchased in 1881 and sold at $10.00 each.

Further information - read Herkimers, Holsteins and Cheese, by Judith Redline Coopey. Page: 131-135.
 
Location. 43° 16.281′ N, 90° 13.577′ W. Marker is near Sextonville, Wisconsin, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of Brown Church Drive and Wisconsin Highway 130, on the right when traveling west on Brown Church Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lone Rock WI 53556, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Pursuit West (approx. 4.7 miles away); Birthplace of GTE (approx. 9.6 miles away); Ada James (approx. 9.6 miles away); Krouskop Park (approx. 9.6 miles away); Wisconsin Purple Heart Memorial Highway (approx. 9.9 miles away); Western Escape (approx. 11.3 miles away); Military River Crossing (approx. 12.2 miles away); Shot Tower (approx. 12.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
Bear Valley Cemetery and Brown Church image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, July 16, 2013
2. Bear Valley Cemetery and Brown Church
Bear Valley Cemetery and Brown Church image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, July 16, 2013
3. Bear Valley Cemetery and Brown Church
Bear Valley Cemetery and Brown Church image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, July 16, 2013
4. Bear Valley Cemetery and Brown Church
Bear Valley Cemetery and Brown Church image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, July 16, 2013
5. Bear Valley Cemetery and Brown Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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