“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 Clinton, Wisconsin

Clickable Map of Rock 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> Rock County, WI (35) Dane County, WI (443) Green County, WI (11) Jefferson County, WI (48) Walworth County, WI (21) Boone County, IL (5) Winnebago County, IL (6)  RockCounty(35) Rock County (35)  DaneCounty(443) Dane County (443)  GreenCounty(11) Green County (11)  JeffersonCounty(48) Jefferson County (48)  WalworthCounty(21) Walworth County (21)  BooneCountyIllinois(5) Boone County (5)  WinnebagoCounty(6) Winnebago County (6)
Janesville is the county seat for Rock County
Clinton is in Rock County
      Rock County (35)  
      Dane County (443)  
      Green County (11)  
      Jefferson County (48)  
      Walworth County (21)  
      Boone County, Illinois (5)  
      Winnebago County, Illinois (6)  
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1Wisconsin (Rock County), Clinton — In the Name of God. Amen.
On this spot and in a small frame church known as the Norwegian Lutheran Church of Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin, gathered on the Fifth Day of June, 1860, the following named ministers of the gospel: L. P. Esbuörn · T. N. Hasselquist P. . . . Map (db m26317) HM
2Wisconsin (Rock County), Clinton — 2 — Jefferson Prairie Settlement
Ole Knutson Nattestad, first Norwegian settler in Wisconsin, came to Clinton Township, July 1, 1838. In his native Numedal, Nattestad had been a farmer, peddler, and blacksmith. In 1836 he and his brother Ansten visited Stavanger and there . . . Map (db m22794) HM
3Wisconsin (Rock County), Clinton — 496 — Soldier of The American Revolution
Philip Allen was born in Bridgewater, Massachusetts on July 9, 1757. At the outbreak of the revolution, 18-year-old Allen enlisted as his brother’s substitute in Captain Packard’s company of Colonel David Brewster’s regiment. Allen served in at . . . Map (db m33614) HM
4Wisconsin (Rock County), Clinton — The Crossing
In 1856 two railroads raced to lay track. Both crews struggled to arrive first so the other would have the expense of crossing the already laid track. The "Chicago and Fond du Lac" (today's C&NW) won the race and the "Racine and Mississippi" . . . Map (db m133535) HM
5Wisconsin (Rock County), Clinton — The Old Clinton Water Tower
Clinton's historic water tower was built in 1895 by Jacob Miller, a local masonry contractor after a contract had been let for the water works system to Fairbanks Morse & Co. of Chicago the previous year. Constructed of native limestone, it is . . . Map (db m133537) HM
6Wisconsin (Rock County), Clinton — The Skavlem–Williams Log Cabin
This structure of hand-hewn oak stood on the farm of Mr. & Mrs. Henry Williams. It was erected during the 1830's by Erick and Ragnhild Skavlem. It now stands as a visible reminder of the sacrifices made by early pioneers as they settled this area.Map (db m25349) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022