Kaukauna in Outagamie County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Wisconsin's First Deed
— 1793 —
Erected by Badger Northland, Kaukauna.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is December 18, 1828.
Location. 44° 17.112′ N, 88° 15.15′ W. Marker is in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, in Outagamie County. Marker is on Augustine Street east of Terry Lane, on the left when traveling east. Marker is at the Charles A. Grignon Mansion, by Grignon Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1313 Augustine Street, Kaukauna WI 54130, 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. Revolutionary War Veterans (approx. 1.8 miles away); Treaty of the Cedars (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Mueller-Wright House (approx. 5.3 miles away); Number 736 (approx. 6˝ miles away); The Merging of Milwaukee-Downer and Lawrence Colleges (approx. 7.3 miles away); 9-11 Memorial (approx. 7.4 miles away); Vulcan Street Plant Replica (approx. 7.4 miles away); Lawrence University (approx. 7.4 miles away).
Also see . . . About the City of Kaukauna. "Because travelers had to carry their boats and cargoes over the three waterfalls at what is now Kaukauna, that spot was destined by nature to become a way-station and settlement on this important waterway. When Father Claude Allouez paused there on April 18, 1670, he noted in his journal, "we passed the portage called by the natives KeKaling..." (Submitted on December 16, 2007.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,700 times since then and 156 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.