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Muskego in Waukesha County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Muskego

(mus-kee-guac, Sunfish)

 
 
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By Paul F, August 10, 2010
1. Muskego Marker
Inscription. Muskego was a long-time home to Potowatomie people. Luther Parker, first white settler and past-president of “Indian Stream Republic”, New Hampshire, the only independent country in U.S. borders, came in 1836. Once included New Berlin, Waukesha, and Vernon Townships. Five ethnic groups, each with a post office and center, settled within present Muskego borders (see map). Cholera nearly destroyed the Norwegians in 1851. The City of Muskego incorporated in 1964. Three lakes cover 22% of its surface.
 
Erected 1972 by Waukesha County Historical Society. (Marker Number 19-02.)
 
Location. 42° 53.737′ N, 88° 8.518′ W. Marker is in Muskego, Wisconsin, in Waukesha County. Marker can be reached from County Route Y mile south of Janesville Road (County Route L). Touch for map. Marker located in the parking lot of City Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: S8200 Racine Road, Muskego WI 53150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Muskego Town Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Electric Interurban Muskego Centre Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Devil's Teapot (approx. 0.4 miles
Muskego Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, August 10, 2010
2. Muskego Marker
Close up of inset showing different communities of Muskego.
away); Historic Muskego Centre Park (approx. half a mile away); Janesville Plank Road Tollgate (approx. 0.8 miles away); Muskego Beach Amusement Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); "Do I Smell Pizza-Burgers?" (approx. 0.9 miles away); Park Arthur (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muskego.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Muskego Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, August 10, 2010
3. Muskego Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 864 times since then and 52 times this year. Last updated on June 20, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 12, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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