John Muir, the father of America's National Parks, lived on the northeast side of this lake from 1849 to 1855. Although he travelled all over the world, Muir never forgot this land, and tried several times to buy and preserve parts of it, remarking: . . . — — Map (db m20150) HM
He came to America as a lad of eleven, spent his 'teen years in hard work clearing the farm across this lake, carving out a home in the wilderness. In the "Sunny woods overlooking a flowery glacial meadow and a lake rimmed with water lilies," he . . . — — Map (db m20149) HM
The congregation of the United Presbyterian Church of North America was organized in 1851 in the town of Buffalo by a group of early Scotch settlers. At first meetings were held in homes and later, in the section schoolhouse.
In the year of . . . — — Map (db m121833) HM
Christian Endeavor Academy
1902 — 1925
Born August 24, 1859, Nevinville, Iowa
Died November 10, 1945, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Graduate B. A. Tabor College, 1882
Yale Divinity School B. D. 1887, . . . — — Map (db m28165) HM
This quarry was once Montello's leading industry, with approximately 200 employees. It was recognized for its paving blocks covering streets in several cities, its crushed granite for various usages, and most of all, for its beautiful hard . . . — — Map (db m3556) HM
Once home to the Mound Builders, the Winnebago and the Menominee, destination of the voyageurs, a pioneer settlement harnessing diverse natural resources, today a modern community with a rich heritage.
The earliest eastern visitors observed the . . . — — Map (db m53074) HM
In memory of
our dear relatives
and friends, who made the
supreme sacrifice, in defense
of our beloved country.
In Memory Of
Dean Dennis Crane
12/7/45 - 6/21/67
Joseph Kresic, Jr.
6/30/48 - 11/30/68
They Gave . . . — — Map (db m39599) HM
It was over this road that John Muir traveled to such early settlements as Kingston and Pardeeville. Muir was eleven when he came here from Scotland with his father, brother and sister in 1849. His mother arrived with her other children after a home . . . — — Map (db m4029) HM
The remarkable crisscrossing pattern on this sandstone was formed by an extinct animal. It crawled across moist, ripple-marked sand at the edge of a shallow tropical ocean, which covered Wisconsin about 520 million years ago during the Cambrian . . . — — Map (db m2791) HM
On June 25, 1950, Communist North Korea invaded the Republic of Korea. Backed by Soviet Russia, the North Koreans quickly overran most of the peninsula. South Korea appealed to the United States for assistance, and President Harry Truman immediately . . . — — Map (db m2788) HM
Built in 1867, this one room rural school has served as the center of community life in Russell Flats for over 130 years. Constructed by Scotch - Irish settlers who arrived here in the early 1850s, the school has also functioned as the local . . . — — Map (db m20121) HM