“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Langlade County Wisconsin Historical Markers

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By Keith L, October 10, 2010
Antigo Silt Loam Marker
Wisconsin (Langlade County), Antigo — 280 — Antigo Silt LoamState Soil of Wisconsin
This plain was made thousands of years ago by rivers of water flowing from hills of melting glacial ice that lay a short distance north and east of here. The summer flood waters first laid down gravel, which was then covered by four feet of fertile . . . — Map (db m36822) HM
Wisconsin (Langlade County), Antigo — Francis Augustine Deleglise1835 – 1894 — The Founder of Antigo, Wis. —
Born in Canton Valais, Switzerland. Emigrated to America in 1848. Enlisted in Co. E. 6th Wis. Vol. Inf. 1861. Served in the Iron Brigade under Gen. Bragg. Wounded at Antietam and taken prisoner at Gettysburg. Honorably discharged in . . . — Map (db m33768) HM
Wisconsin (Langlade County), Antigo — Grand Army of the Republic Memorial
-G-A-R- 1861•1865 To Our Dead Comrades Erected by J. A. Kellogg W.R.C. No. 70. 1905 Roster John A. Kellogg Post No. 78 G. A. R. F. E. Allen • J. B. Beemer • W. B. Brainard • C. Beadlestone • . . . — Map (db m78924) WM
Wisconsin (Langlade County), Antigo — U.S. Post Office Antigo, WisconsinNational Register of Historic Places
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Antigo Post Office 1916 — Map (db m129809) HM
Wisconsin (Langlade County), Antigo — Veterans Memorial
In Tribute to the Men and Women of This Community Who Served Their Country in Time of Need ———                             Time Takes All but Memories — Map (db m78878) WM
Wisconsin (Langlade County), Deerbrook — 292 — Langlade County ForestWisconsin's First County Forest
By the 1920s, the once vast forests of Wisconsin had been reduced from more than 30 million acres to about 2 million through farm clearing and lumbering practices that left large cut-over areas. In 1927 the Wisconsin legislature passed the County . . . — Map (db m33725) HM
Wisconsin (Langlade County), Elcho — Tolling Bell
This tolling bell originally hung on a dam near Prairie du Sac, WI. and was manned by "Cap" Dinsmore, (father of Lee Dinsmore) during World War II to warn against flooding or sabotage. It has been donated to our cemetery by Lee and Perk Dinsmore to . . . — Map (db m39279) HM
Wisconsin (Langlade County), Langlade — 32 — De Langlade
The Village of Langlade and Langlade County were named for Charles Michel de Langlade, who has been called the "Father of Wisconsin." Born at the trading post of Mackinac in 1729, de Langlade's character, military ability, and influence left a . . . — Map (db m36825) HM
Wisconsin (Langlade County), Lily — 119 — Old Military Road
In March 1863 Abraham Lincoln signed an Act of Congress which enabled the states of Michigan and Wisconsin to begin construction of a road between Fort Howard at Green Bay and Fort Wilkins near Copper Harbor. It took one year to build the . . . — Map (db m36896) HM

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