“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Big Bend, Wisconsin

Clickable Map of Waukesha 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> Waukesha County, WI (133) Dodge County, WI (26) Jefferson County, WI (49) Milwaukee County, WI (536) Ozaukee County, WI (124) Racine County, WI (42) Walworth County, WI (36) Washington County, WI (51)  WaukeshaCounty(133) Waukesha County (133)  DodgeCounty(26) Dodge County (26)  JeffersonCounty(49) Jefferson County (49)  MilwaukeeCounty(536) Milwaukee County (536)  OzaukeeCounty(124) Ozaukee County (124)  RacineCounty(42) Racine County (42)  WalworthCounty(36) Walworth County (36)  WashingtonCounty(51) Washington County (51)
Waukesha is the county seat for Waukesha County
Big Bend is in Waukesha County
      Waukesha County (133)  
      Dodge County (26)  
      Jefferson County (49)  
      Milwaukee County (536)  
      Ozaukee County (124)  
      Racine County (42)  
      Walworth County (36)  
      Washington County (51)  
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1 Wisconsin, Waukesha County, Big Bend — 01-01 — Haseltine Cobblestone House1842
Colonel Orien Haseltine, of Andover, Vermont, came to Vernon/Big Bend in 1836, following his two eldest sons, Orien Jr. and Curtis who came in 1836, first settlers claiming 400 acres. Vernon was named by Haseltine in honor of George Washington’s . . . Map (db m43585) HM
2 Wisconsin, Waukesha County, Big Bend — 31-02 — Maney Ridge Prehistoric Effigy Mounds
On the ridge above this road and the Fox River lies a series of prehistoric earthworks. They represent visible remnants of both social and ritual behavior of one of Wisconsin’s unique prehistoric cultures, the Effigy Mound Indians. The conical . . . Map (db m167933) HM
3 Wisconsin, Waukesha County, Big Bend — 01-02 — Village of Big Bend
In 1837, in anticipation of the “Great Wisconsin Land Sale” of 1839, Aaron and Elvira Putnam settled near a “Big Bend” in the Fox River. Potawatomi Indians camped on the river, but there were no white settlers at what was . . . Map (db m43586) HM
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Jun. 19, 2024