Allen Grove in Walworth County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Allens organized the Congregational Church here in 1845. They established a preparatory school for Beloit College in 1856. Philip Junior became the first postmaster in 1846.
Philip Allen Senior is buried in Mt. Philip Cemetery, west of here.
Erected 1976 by Sponsored by the Wisconsin State Chapter Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America. (Marker Number 233.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1845.
Location. 42° 34.807′ N, 88° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Darien WI 53114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Soldier of The American Revolution (approx. 1.2 miles away); Darien Civil War Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); John Bruce (approx. 3 miles away); The Crossing (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Old Clinton Water Tower (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Skavlem–Williams Log Cabin (approx. 5.8 miles away); Wisconsin's First School for the Deaf (approx. 6½ miles away); Birthplace of “The Greatest Show on Earth” (approx. 7.2 miles away).
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