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Historical Markers in Waushara County, Wisconsin

 
Clickable Map of Waushara County, Wisconsin and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Waushara County, WI (9) Adams County, WI (8) Green Lake County, WI (13) Marquette County, WI (11) Portage County, WI (30) Waupaca County, WI (41) Winnebago County, WI (48)  WausharaCounty(9) Waushara County (9)  AdamsCounty(8) Adams County (8)  GreenLakeCounty(13) Green Lake County (13)  MarquetteCounty(11) Marquette County (11)  PortageCounty(30) Portage County (30)  WaupacaCounty(41) Waupaca County (41)  WinnebagoCounty(48) Winnebago County (48)
Wautoma is the county seat for Waushara County
Adjacent to Waushara County, Wisconsin
      Adams County (8)  
      Green Lake County (13)  
      Marquette County (11)  
      Portage County (30)  
      Waupaca County (41)  
      Winnebago County (48)  
 
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1Wisconsin (Waushara County), Almond — 336 — Sir Henry Soloman Wellcome(1853 – 1936)
Sir Henry Soloman Wellcome, key figure in the development of pharmaceutics and the promotion of medical research, was born to Yankee settlers on a hardscrabble farm in the vicinity of Almond, Wisconsin, where he spent the first eight years of his . . . Map (db m3158) HM
2Wisconsin (Waushara County), Auroraville — 455 — The Auroraville Fountain
The Auroraville Fountain has been providing water to this community since just after the Civil War. The land surrounding Auroraville is abundant in natural springs called artesian wells. In 1867, John Keneister of Auroraville bored this . . . Map (db m20139) HM
3Wisconsin (Waushara County), Hancock — Sacred to the Memory of the Soldiers
Sacred to the memory of the Soldiers of the War of 1861 to 1865.Map (db m26391) HM
4Wisconsin (Waushara County), Hancock — 457 — Whistler Mound Group and Enclosure
The Whistler Mound Group and Enclosure originally consisted of 70 conical or round burial mounds and a low, earthen double enclosure. The site has never been scientifically investigated so the exact date of construction is unknown. Archaeologists, . . . Map (db m18192) HM
5Wisconsin (Waushara County), Redgranite — 583 — Fargoville
On this site once stood the hamlet of Fargoville. In 1864, brothers Thomas and Joseph Hamilton, along with another business partner, built a saw and grist mill on Willow Creek. The nascent town was called Hamilton Mills for the brothers, who also . . . Map (db m193853) HM
6Wisconsin (Waushara County), Wautoma — Pioneer Wautoma
In November 1848, in a log cabin, George Atkins here began sheltering travelers over the “Pinery Road.” The next spring John Shumway bought out Atkins and built “The Wautoma Hotel.” A hundred feet east he built a sawmill and . . . Map (db m4014) HM
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7Wisconsin (Waushara County), Wautoma — Waushara County Civil War Memorial
W·R·C· Erected in memory of the defenders of our country 1861·1865 by the G·A·R: W·R·C· & the citizens of Waushara County G·A·R·Map (db m39357) HM
8Wisconsin (Waushara County), Wautoma — Waushara County Veterans Memorial
This 155mm Howitzer is dedicated to All Waushara County, Wisconsin Veterans Past and Present Wolman-Minskey American Legion Post 317 May 20, 2000Map (db m41802) HM
9Wisconsin (Waushara County), Wautoma — Waushara County World War I Memorial
Lest We Forget Waushara County's memorial to its sons and daughters who served as soldiers, sailors, marines and nurses in the World War. 1917 · 1919Map (db m39457) HM
 
 
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Dec. 2, 2022