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Saint Croix County Wisconsin Historical Markers

 
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By K. Linzmeier, August 31, 2012
Rememberance Wall
Wisconsin (Saint Croix County), Hersey — Rememberance Wall — Wisconsin Veterans of Iraq War — 2003 • 2008
Kirk A. Straseskie • Mathew E. Schram • Dan H. Gabrielson • Paul J. Sturino • Rachel K. Bosveld • Jeremy L. Wolfe • Eugene A Uhl III • Warren S. Hansen • Christopher J. Splinter • Robert J. Cook • Nichole M. . . . — Map (db m61004) WM
Wisconsin (Saint Croix County), Hudson — German Settlement — Since 1851
Nicholas and Hely Schwalen were among the first farmers in St. Croix County. They emigrated from Honsfeld, Prussia, in present day German-speaking Belgium. The brothers arrived in Racine, Wisconsin in 1848 and steadfastly worked their way to St. . . . — Map (db m46122) HM
Wisconsin (Saint Croix County), Hudson — Hudson Toll Bridge
The original interstate toll bridge which spanned the St. Croix River was officially opened for traffic June 14, 1913. It was privately owned by the St. Croix Bridge Company until 1917, when it became city property. For more than 35 years, it was . . . — Map (db m43954) HM
Wisconsin (Saint Croix County), New Richmond — New Richmond Heritage Center — Wisconsin Heritage Tourism
The Italianate style farmhouse was built in 1884 by Marcus Sears Bell, an early developer in new Richmond. He gave up his post as village president when he moved outside of the village to breed prize-winning cattle at this farm. In 1910 the Tierney . . . — Map (db m69570) HM
Wisconsin (Saint Croix County), New Richmond — Paperjack Creek — Wisconsin Heritage Tourism
By 1855, Paperjack Creek and the nearby Willow River had each attracted a few settlers. A rivalry developed between settlements but was resolved in 1858 when the village was platted at the Willow River site. It is thought that the unusual name for . . . — Map (db m69571) HM

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