“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 Cross Plains, Wisconsin

Clickable Map of Dane 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> Dane County, WI (443) Columbia County, WI (73) Dodge County, WI (22) Green County, WI (11) Iowa County, WI (20) Jefferson County, WI (48) Rock County, WI (35) Sauk County, WI (59)  DaneCounty(443) Dane County (443)  ColumbiaCounty(73) Columbia County (73)  DodgeCounty(22) Dodge County (22)  GreenCounty(11) Green County (11)  IowaCounty(20) Iowa County (20)  JeffersonCounty(48) Jefferson County (48)  RockCounty(35) Rock County (35)  SaukCounty(59) Sauk County (59)
Madison is the county seat for Dane County
Cross Plains is in Dane County
      Dane County (443)  
      Columbia County (73)  
      Dodge County (22)  
      Green County (11)  
      Iowa County (20)  
      Jefferson County (48)  
      Rock County (35)  
      Sauk County (59)  
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1Wisconsin (Dane County), Cross Plains — Festge Park
You are looking across a deep preglacial valley. Once glacial meltwaters drained west to the Wisconsin River, depositing sand and gravel brought south to Middleton by the giant ice sheets. Today, winding through this unglaciated outwash plain is . . . Map (db m36988) HM
2Wisconsin (Dane County), Cross Plains — 15 — Haney's Tavern
In 1838 at the foot of this bluff Berry Haney, a migrant from Cross Plains, Tennessee, established the Cross Plains Post Office in a log house. Early Cross Plains was the site of important military road crossings and Haney became the pioneer . . . Map (db m32617) HM
3Wisconsin (Dane County), Cross Plains — Kerl School(Dist. No. 6)
Land for the Kerl School was donated by Otto Kerl, farmer and homeopathic practitioner. The school was built of native limestone by John Miller for $325 and opened in 1874. Early teachers earned $25 to $30 per month. From 1887 to 1907, there were . . . Map (db m41963) HM
4Wisconsin (Dane County), Cross Plains — The Matz Farmstead1852 - 2012
The Matz Farmhouse, approx. 1907 [photo] You are standing in front of the stone remnants of the Matz farmhouse. The land was first homesteaded in 1852. Friedrich describes the initial living quarters as, “An American farmer isn’t set . . . Map (db m108764) HM
5Wisconsin (Dane County), Cross Plains — The Plain Good Building of Cross Plains
Construction on this site began in 1854. Time had reduced this building nearly to ruin during 143 years of service to this community. With great skill and uncompromising attention to detail, it was completely restored during the winter of 1997-1998 . . . Map (db m41395) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022