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Near Shamrock in Jackson County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Shamrock

 
 
Shamrock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, October 26, 2007
1. Shamrock Marker
Inscription.  Irish, English, Scotch pioneers settled in this valley about 1850. Their collective struggles and sharing built this rural community, originally called Kelly’s Corner.
1853 - Union Cemetery
1856 - Sawmill - H. B. Mills
1860 - St. Columbkille Catholic Mission Church and Cemetery
1864 - Log Schoolhouse - Melissa Printz, teacher
1873 - Union Church - Salmeron Smith, preacher
1874 - General Store - Roscoe Pratt
1879 - Blacksmith Shop - Augustus Woodworth
1881 - Post Office - David Mann, postmaster
1886 - Dodge's Grist & Flour Mill - Daniel Mills, builder
1895 - Town Hall - John H. O'Brien, builder
1898 - Farmers' Cooperative Creamery

 
Erected 1983 by Shamrock History Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 44° 10.287′ N, 90° 48.312′ W. Marker is near Shamrock, Wisconsin, in Jackson County. Marker is on County Highway S, 0.2 miles south of County Highway O, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map
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. Marker is in this post office area: Black River Falls WI 54615, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Martin W. Torkelson (approx. 2.8 miles away); Cataract (approx. 5.8 miles away); Sphagnum Moss (approx. 6.2 miles away); Winnebago Indians (approx. 6.2 miles away); Highground Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away); The Passenger Pigeon (approx. 6.2 miles away); Black River Falls Forest Fire (approx. 6.3 miles away); The Paul and Matilda Wegner Grotto (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
Shamrock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, October 26, 2007
2. Shamrock Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,585 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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