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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Dodge County, Wisconsin
Adjacent to Dodge County, Wisconsin
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|This memorial is dedicated to the life of Adrian Joss '98 Born in Woodland, WI April 12, 1880. "Addie" was a fine pitcher, and an admirer of Emerson "Pink" Hawley (Class of 1891), when he enrolled in Wayland Academy in 1897. Joss was coached by . . . — — Map (db m66212) HM|
|This memorial is dedicated to the life of Emerson P. Hawley '91 Born in Beaver Dam, WI December 5, 1872. Emerson "Pink" Hawley and his brother Elmer ("Blue"), were a well-known battery by the time they entered Wayland Academy in 1887. With Pink . . . — — Map (db m66215) HM|
|Frederick Douglass was a former runaway slave who was a leading orator and author of the abolitionist movement. He is regarded as one of the most influential Americans of the nineteenth century. On October 20, 1856, Douglass came to Beaver . . . — — Map (db m22986) HM|
|Begun in 1855 and first named College Hall, this was the original building of Wayland University, founded by the Wisconsin Baptist Educational Society. Until 1889 it was the only building and housed faculty, students and all activities of the . . . — — Map (db m38572) HM|
|This was the hometown of famed jazz trumpeter and band leader, Bunny Berigan. As a child he played in the Fox Lake Juvenile Band directed by his grandfather, John C. Schlitzberg.
In his early teens, he began his professional career with the . . . — — Map (db m22989) HM|
|Site of the first house built in Dodge Co. Year 1838 by Jacob P. Brower.
D.A.R. — — Map (db m79754) HM|
Erected to the memory of my sons and the sons of the Hubbard Township and the Village of Iron Ridge Wisconsin that served in the World War and the Spanish-American War.
Bilgrien Armin •
Bilgrien Harry •
Bilgrien Norbert •
Bilgrien Rudolph . . . — — Map (db m68766) WM|
|Tall and lanky, Wisconsin native Adrian "Addie" Joss became one of baseball's greatest pitchers, praised for his terrific speed and accurate control. Born in nearby Woodland on April 12, 1880, his family moved here to Juneau in 1886, where he played . . . — — Map (db m22978) HM|
This park is dedicated to the men and women
of the county who served their country in time
of war; it replaces six miles of memorial elms
which were relinquished for this highway.
[Seal of the American Legion Auxiliary]
. . . — — Map (db m28304) HM|
|More than 330,000 Wisconsin residents, including 9,000 women, served in the armed forces between December 7, 1941, and the surrender of Japan on September 2, 1945. They participated in every theater of war and in virtually every major campaign, from . . . — — Map (db m37976) HM|
|On July 11, 1972, three women joined the ranks of the Lowell Volunteer Fire Department, setting a precedent for official recognition of women firefighters in Wisconsin. The Lowell women firefighters were conferred all the voting rights and . . . — — Map (db m22941) HM|
|This memorial is dedicated to the life of Berthold "Pete" Husting Born in Mayville, WI, March 6, 1878 to Jean Pierre and Mary Magdalene Husting. After graduating from Mayville High School, Pete received his law degree at U.W. Madison. As a . . . — — Map (db m66240) HM|
|The building occupied by the Mayville Historical Society Museum was built by John J. Hollenstein, Sr., as his home, wagon and carriage factory. Born in St. Gallen, Switzerland, in 1842; he married Dominica Zuest and emigrated to the United States in . . . — — Map (db m36917) HM|
|Dedicated to the Union
Soldiers and Sailors
of the Civil War
Woman's Relief Corps
May 30, 1928 — — Map (db m65639) WM|
|The North half was built in 1857-58 and the South extension was added in 1877. This school made it possible to classify the pupils and three departments were established. E.J. Foster was the first teacher.
This handsome building has withstood the . . . — — Map (db m36918) HM|
|Mayville was founded in 1845 by Alvin and William Foster and Chester and S.P. May. Iron ore was discovered by these men approximately four miles south of Mayville. A quantity of the ore was taken to the nearest iron smelter in Mishawaka, Indiana, in . . . — — Map (db m36919) HM|
|The Old Village Hall was constructed in phases from 1914 to 1922 with the financial support of the community. It was built from local hand-cast concrete block and originally contained the village offices, the fire department, jail cells, and a . . . — — Map (db m165536) HM|
|Born in 1793, Solomon Juneau, a French Canadian agent for the American Fur Company and founder of the City of Milwaukee, established one of his outlying trading posts in this vicinity along the east branch of the Rock River in the early 1830s. He . . . — — Map (db m36920) HM|
|Northwestern College opened in this house September, 1863, with one professor and three students. In September, 1865, the institution was moved to its present site at College and Western Avenues. — — Map (db m165174) HM|
|In 1875 the Wisconsin Legislature offered a prize of $10,000 to the citizen of this state who could produce a machine "which shall be a cheap and practical substitute for the use of horses and other animals on the highway and farm." Such machine was . . . — — Map (db m55383) HM|
has been placed on the
by the U.S. Dept. of Interior
Sept. 4, 1979
Wapun Historical Society — — Map (db m55384) HM|
|Horicon Marsh, an area of 31,653 acres, was scoured out by the Wisconsin glacier, at least 10,000 years ago. Gradually the upper Rock River made deposits which slowed its current and spread its waters over the marshland. The Marsh became a haunt of . . . — — Map (db m23090) HM|