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St. Croix County Wisconsin Historical Markers

 
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By Keith L, August 21, 2007
Brule-St. Croix Waterway Marker
Wisconsin (St. Croix County), Hudson — 200 — Brule-St. Croix Waterway
From early Indian days the St. Croix River and the Brule River, reached by a two mile portage, formed a waterway connecting Lake Superior with the Mississippi River. The first white man to travel the Brule-St. Croix route was the French . . . — Map (db m2161) HM
Wisconsin (St. Croix County), Hudson — In the Summer of 1910
In the summer of 1910, about two miles south of Hudson on the Wisconsin shore of the St. Croix River, 85 boys and several adults held an experimental week of camp to try out a new youth program called "Boy Scouts". This first Scouting camp in . . . — Map (db m38305) HM
Wisconsin (St. Croix County), Hudson — Louis Massey
On this site in 1840, was erected the home of Louis Massey, Hudson's first white settler. Marked by Woman's Club of Hudson May 1930 — Map (db m13100) HM
Wisconsin (St. Croix County), New Richmond — 357 — New Richmond Cyclone
The New Richmond Cyclone of 1899 remains the most disastrous tornado recorded in Wisconsin history. On the hot summer evening of June 12, with little warning and amazing force, a tornado swept through the thriving agricultural community of . . . — Map (db m21276) HM
Wisconsin (St. Croix County), River Falls — 165 — Edgar Wilson Nye 1850 – 1896
"Bill" Nye, journalist, lecturer, author, and humorist, grew to manhood in this quiet valley of the Kinnickinnic, which flows southwesterly through River Falls. The tall-tales of frontier humor were popular regionally before 1860. Samuel Clemens . . . — Map (db m9860) HM

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