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Near Mazomanie in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Peculiar Corners

(Vermont Township)

 
 
Peculiar Corners Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, March 11, 2012
1. Peculiar Corners Marker
Inscription. In 1898 at this site a post office named Peculiar was opened in Tom Denny's farmhouse. Many colorful tales are told as to how it got its name.
 
Erected by Vermont Bicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 43° 6.453′ N, 89° 49.112′ W. Marker is near Mazomanie, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of County Highway F and County Highway FF, on the left when traveling north on County Highway F. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mazomanie WI 53560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elvers Corner ( approx. 2.8 miles away); Vermont Creek ( approx. 3.1 miles away); Village of Dover ( approx. 3.9 miles away); Patrons' Mercantile Co-op ( approx. 4.1 miles away); John F. Appleby ( approx. 4.8 miles away); The Train Wreck of 1906 ( approx. 4.8 miles away); Mazomanie Electric Power Plant ( approx. 4.8 miles away); Lynch and Walker Flouring Mill ( approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mazomanie.
 
Also see . . .  Town of Vermont - The Early Years. Explains the origin of the post office at and name of Peculiar. (Submitted on May 22, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
Peculiar Corners Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, March 11, 2012
2. Peculiar Corners Marker
 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.
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