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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Shawano County, Wisconsin
Adjacent to Shawano County, Wisconsin
► Brown County (99) ► Langlade County (9) ► Marathon County (35) ► Menominee County (3) ► Oconto County (11) ► Outagamie County (21) ► Portage County (27) ► Waupaca County (35)
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|An early American method of public transportation prior to the railroad was the stagecoach. This sign commemorates the various routes that served Shawano and other localities. The most notable route was from Shawano to Green Bay with an overnight . . . — — Map (db m60451) HM|
|A Memorial Before The Great Spirit
To All Veterans
Who Served - Who Fought - Who Died - Who Returned
And Carry On
Dedicated by the Mohican Veterans
2002 — — Map (db m66593) WM|
|The depot was opened in 1907. The railroad was known as the Wisconsin Northern or by its nickname, "The Whiskey Northern". In 1921, the railway was sold to the Soo Line Railroad.
A mix of freight and passenger trains ran daily. At that time, . . . — — Map (db m66556) HM|
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The Highway 156 bridge spanning the
Shioc River in the Town of Navarino
in Shawano County has been designated
as a Memorial in honor and in recognition
of Sgt Avery Wilber a World War II POW and
survivor of the Arisan . . . — — Map (db m77994) WM|
|Shawano is both a Chippewa and a Menominee Indian term signifying "to the South." Shawano Lake first was given this name because it was the southern boundary of Chippewa tribal territory. The city and county later were named after the lake. Like . . . — — Map (db m8201) HM|
|The Norwegian Lutheran Synod dedicated an Indian mission and boarding school on this site in 1887, the same year Congress passed the Dawes Severaty and General Allotment Act. The school boarded as many as 159 children at a time from the Indian . . . — — Map (db m29131) HM|
|Deep concern for the needs of people in the wilderness brought The Rev. E. J. Homme from Winchester, Wisconsin, to this location in 1879 where he could accomplish his dream of social services to orphans, the aged and Indians in an atmosphere of . . . — — Map (db m30942) HM|