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Town of La Prairie in Rock County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

La Prairie Grange Hall

 
 
La Prairie Grange Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, February 18, 2011
1. La Prairie Grange Hall Marker
Inscription. La Prairie Grange No. 79 was organized February 27, 1873, and the Grange Hall was built between June 20 and September 5, 1874. Constructed jointly with the Town of La Prairie, the Hall cost $1,938.50.

In 1960 the Town Board deeded the land and their share of the building to the Grange, but continue to jointly use the Hall.
 
Erected 1973 by La Prairie Grange No. 79. (Marker Number 104.)
 
Location. 42° 37.62′ N, 88° 57.19′ W. Marker is in Town of La Prairie, Wisconsin, in Rock County. Marker is on South La Prairie Town Hall Road half a mile south of East Avalon Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3610 S Prairie Town Hall Rd, Janesville WI 53546, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of Governor Harvey (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Black Hawk War / Black Hawk's Grove (approx. 3.9 miles away); Burr Robbins Circus (approx. 4.1 miles away); Route of Abraham Lincoln (approx. 4.2 miles away); First State Fair (approx. 5.1 miles away);
La Prairie Grange Hall image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, February 18, 2011
2. La Prairie Grange Hall
Marker in front of Grange Hall
Abraham Lincoln (approx. 5.2 miles away); First Congregational Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Janesville Tank Company (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Wisconsin Registered Landmark No. 104, Wisconsin Council for Local History
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other Wisconsin Grange Movement markers.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 21, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,045 times since then and 190 times this year. Last updated on February 24, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 21, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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