“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Green Lake County, Wisconsin

Clickable Map of Green Lake County, Wisconsin and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Green Lake County, WI (13) Columbia County, WI (74) Dodge County, WI (26) Fond du Lac County, WI (36) Marquette County, WI (11) Waushara County, WI (9) Winnebago County, WI (53)  GreenLakeCounty(13) Green Lake County (13)  ColumbiaCounty(74) Columbia County (74)  DodgeCounty(26) Dodge County (26)  FondduLacCounty(36) Fond du Lac County (36)  MarquetteCounty(11) Marquette County (11)  WausharaCounty(9) Waushara County (9)  WinnebagoCounty(53) Winnebago County (53)
Green Lake is the county seat for Green Lake County
Adjacent to Green Lake County, Wisconsin
      Columbia County (74)  
      Dodge County (26)  
      Fond du Lac County (36)  
      Marquette County (11)  
      Waushara County (9)  
      Winnebago County (53)  
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1 Wisconsin, Green Lake County, Berlin — 362 — Lucy Smith Morris(1850 – 1935)
Before women achieved the right to vote, clubs often served as women's political and cultural forums. Foreseeing the political power of a statewide alliance of women, Lucy Smith Morris organized Wisconsin's women's clubs into one coalition in 1896. . . . Map (db m190492) HM
2 Wisconsin, Green Lake County, Berlin — 67 — Upper Fox River
On these banks of the Upper Fox River June 7, 1673, explorers Marquette and Jolliet visited the Mascoutin Indian Tribe that lived here. For many years traders and missionaries camped here while visiting the Indians. In 1846 Nathan Strong, a . . . Map (db m20165) HM
3 Wisconsin, Green Lake County, Green Lake — "Daycholah"
The Native Americans who occupied this land 10,000 years before the arrival of European settlers referred to this magnificent body of water as Daycholah. From lookouts like this, Native Americans viewed the lake and paid homage to "the spirit who . . . Map (db m69373) HM
4 Wisconsin, Green Lake County, Green Lake — "No Hurry"
"No Hurry" was built for Victor and Jesse Lawson by Electric Launch Company of Bayonne, New Jersey in 1909. The 55 foot boat is made of cypress, white oak and mahogany and was powered by two electric motors and 140 batteries. The Lawsons built the . . . Map (db m67831) HM
5 Wisconsin, Green Lake County, Green Lake — Chapel Car "Grace"
Chapel Car "Grace" was one of seven such cars operated by the American Baptist Publication Society from 1891 to 1948. The car was commissioned in May 1915. Its first assignment was in Northern California. Its last work in Orem, Utah. The car was . . . Map (db m67833) HM
6 Wisconsin, Green Lake County, Green Lake — Dartford–Green Lake Dam
On this site in 1845 Anson Dart built the first dam and sawmill, raising the level of Green Lake and forming the Millpond and Dartford Bay. In 1850, John Sherwood opened a new outlet from the pond with a mill race and built a 4-story grist . . . Map (db m34040) HM
7 Wisconsin, Green Lake County, Green Lake — In Memory
In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II Robert L. Miller Paul A. Pagel David A. Barton Charles H. Thrasher Marvin E. Bierman Myron T. KingMap (db m62743) WM
8 Wisconsin, Green Lake County, Green Lake — Propeller from the “Queen of the Lake”
At 100 feet in length, the Queen of the Lake was the largest of five steam boats and boat launches operated by the Norton Family on Big Green Lake. Built near this site in the mid-1890’s, and powered by coal and wood, the Queen was famous for its . . . Map (db m200423) HM
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9 Wisconsin, Green Lake County, Princeton — “Army Takes over Radar”
Friday night, March 28, the Army moved in and started operation at the new radar installation four miles west of Green Lake. The site, situated on the crest of the hill on Highway 73, 1/4 mile south from the intersection with 23, is rapidly being . . . Map (db m204865) HM
10 Wisconsin, Green Lake County, Princeton — American Legion Post 366 War Memorial
1914 — 1918 Dedicated to those of Bennie Kasierski Post No. 366 who offered their lives in humanity's defense in the war of the nations and in memory of those of the nation who gave their last full measure of devotion. In Memory Of All . . . Map (db m39652) HM
11 Wisconsin, Green Lake County, Princeton — 101 — Princeton Cattle Fair
Princeton's Cattle Fair, a monthly market, held on the first Wednesday of each month for over 100 years in this area, emerged from early county fairs beginning in 1856. Erected 1973Map (db m36439) HM
12 Wisconsin, Green Lake County, Princeton — Princeton War Memorial
World War I Memorial In memory of Bernard Kasierski · Leo Leonard · Jacob Lese · Walter Shave · Edward L. Drill · Stanish Naperalla · William Malzham · Sylvester Rutkowski · Joseph Gebert "Their ultimate sacrifice shall live in our . . . Map (db m39630) HM
13 Wisconsin, Green Lake County, Princeton — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the American Veterans Past, Present, Future God Bless America 1994 V.F.W. Post 10452Map (db m65693) WM
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Feb. 25, 2024