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Clinton in Rock County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Skavlem–Williams Log Cabin

 
 
The Skavlem–Williams Log Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 23, 2009
1. The Skavlem–Williams Log Cabin Marker
Inscription. This structure of hand-hewn oak stood on the farm of Mr. & Mrs. Henry Williams. It was erected during the 1830's by Erick and Ragnhild Skavlem. It now stands as a visible reminder of the sacrifices made by early pioneers as they settled this area.
 
Location. 42° 33.425′ N, 88° 52.385′ W. Marker is in Clinton, Wisconsin, in Rock County. Marker can be reached from Milwaukee Street (County Highway X) 0.4 miles west of Church Street (State Highway 140), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clinton WI 53525, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of Governor Harvey (approx. 3.6 miles away); In the Name of God. Amen. (approx. 4.4 miles away); Jefferson Prairie Settlement (approx. 4.4 miles away); Soldier of The American Revolution (approx. 4.7 miles away); Allen Family (approx. 5.8 miles away); La Prairie Grange Hall (approx. 6.3 miles away); Wisconsin's First Aviator (approx. 6.5 miles away); Black Hawk War (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
The Skavlem–Williams Log Cabin and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 23, 2009
2. The Skavlem–Williams Log Cabin and Marker
The Skavlem–Williams Log Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 23, 2009
3. The Skavlem–Williams Log Cabin
The Skavlem–Williams Log Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 23, 2009
4. The Skavlem–Williams Log Cabin
Skavlem–Williams Log Cabin Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 23, 2009
5. Skavlem–Williams Log Cabin Plaque
Skavlem/Williams
Log Cabin 1838
Restoration:
A Clinton Bicentennial Project
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 780 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 10, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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