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Historical Markers in Blanchardville, Wisconsin

 
Clickable Map of Lafayette 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 Lafayette County, WI (25) Grant County, WI (33) Green County, WI (11) Iowa County, WI (20) Jo Daviess County, IL (7) Stephenson County, IL (5)  LafayetteCounty(25) Lafayette County (25)  GrantCounty(33) Grant County (33)  GreenCounty(11) Green County (11)  IowaCounty(20) Iowa County (20)  JoDaviessCountyIllinois(7) Jo Daviess County (7)  StephensonCounty(5) Stephenson County (5)
Darlington is the county seat for Lafayette County
Blanchardville is in Lafayette County
      Lafayette County (25)  
ADJACENT TO LAFAYETTE COUNTY
      Grant County (33)  
      Green County (11)  
      Iowa County (20)  
      Jo Daviess County, Illinois (7)  
      Stephenson County, Illinois (5)  
 
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1Wisconsin (Lafayette County), Blanchardville — Earliest SettlersZarahemla
In 1850 Zenas Gurley and his family settled in this area. His charisma and leadership led several of this area's early settlers to convert to the Mormon faith. While worshiping on a site similar to this one, the scenic view led them to believe they . . . Map (db m33079) HM
2Wisconsin (Lafayette County), Blanchardville — 449 — ZarahemlaPredecessor of Blanchardville
In 1843, the Cline and Newkirk families arrived in the area followed by the Wildermuths in 1846. All were related by marriage and drawn here by fertile land and the Pecatonica River. Disillusion with their current religion and family tragedies led . . . Map (db m32041) HM
3Wisconsin (Lafayette County), Blanchardville — 450 — Zenas Gurley
In 1850, Zenas Gurley, settled with his family in this area. His charisma and leadership drew other devout families to this area after he broke with Brigham Young because of his polygamy practices. This settlement was called “Zarahemla” . . . Map (db m33077) HM
 
 
  
  
 
 
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Dec. 6, 2022