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

Clickable Map of Brown 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> Brown County, WI (101) Calumet County, WI (11) Door County, WI (149) Kewaunee County, WI (36) Manitowoc County, WI (116) Oconto County, WI (12) Outagamie County, WI (22) Shawano County, WI (8)  BrownCounty(101) Brown County (101)  CalumetCounty(11) Calumet County (11)  DoorCounty(149) Door County (149)  KewauneeCounty(36) Kewaunee County (36)  ManitowocCounty(116) Manitowoc County (116)  OcontoCounty(12) Oconto County (12)  OutagamieCounty(22) Outagamie County (22)  ShawanoCounty(8) Shawano County (8)
Green Bay is the county seat for Brown County
De Pere is in Brown County
      Brown County (101)  
      Calumet County (11)  
      Door County (149)  
      Kewaunee County (36)  
      Manitowoc County (116)  
      Oconto County (12)  
      Outagamie County (22)  
      Shawano County (8)  
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1 Wisconsin, Brown County, De Pere — Address by President LincolnAt The Dedication of The Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863 —
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . Map (db m114242) HM
2 Wisconsin, Brown County, De Pere — Bernard Henry PenningsCanon Regular of Premontre
Here surrounded by his spiritual sons lies all that is mortal of Bernard Henry Pennings Canon Regular of Premontre founder of St. Norbert Abbey Born June 9, 1861 Gemert, Holland Ordained June 19, 1886 Berne Abbey Heeswijk, Holland Blessed . . . Map (db m97952) HM
3 Wisconsin, Brown County, De Pere — Brown County Court House 1838 to 1854
The site of the Brown County Court House from 1838 to 1854 Erected by Jean Nicolet Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1930.Map (db m241936) HM
4 Wisconsin, Brown County, De Pere — 189 — Marquette–Jolliet
Here in June, 1673, an expedition headed by Jesuit priest Jacques Marquette and his companion Louis Jolliet departed from St. Francis Xavier Mission to find and explore the upper Mississippi River. In September they returned here to record their . . . Map (db m151961) HM
5 Wisconsin, Brown County, De Pere — 266 — Rapides des PeresVoyageur Park
The rapids at De Pere were well known to all early travelers along the Fox and Wisconsin rivers, which provided the best access to the Mississippi. Despite Indian domination, the waterway served explorers, fur traders and voyageurs, missionaries, . . . Map (db m11053) HM
6 Wisconsin, Brown County, De Pere — St. Norbert College & The PackersPackers Heritage Trail — Lambeau-Lombardi Spur —
St. Norbert College became the training camp of the Packers in 1958 in an agreement that would become the longest such partnership in NFL history. Father Dennis M. Burke, then president of the college, suggested the arrangement to the team that year . . . Map (db m56440) HM
7 Wisconsin, Brown County, De Pere — Union HotelPackers Heritage Trail
The historic Union Hotel opened in 1883 and has been owned by the Boyd family since 1918, the year before the Green Bay Packers were born. Over the years, Packers legends and other prominent pro football personalities have found the Union to be one . . . Map (db m190022) HM
8 Wisconsin, Brown County, De Pere — 262 — White Pillars
This building was erected in 1836 to serve as the office of the Fox River Hydraulic Company, which was chartered by Wisconsin's first Territorial Legislature to construct a dam at Rapides des Peres. Following the 1837 financial crisis, notes issued . . . Map (db m10887) HM
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9 Wisconsin, Brown County, De Pere — Wisconsin's Maritime TrailsEarly Water Routes
The Fox River has served as a highway for the movement of people and goods for thousands of years. Archaeologists working along the Fox River in De Pere uncovered two-thousand-year-old pottery that demonstrates trade with communities in Illinois. . . . Map (db m189977) HM
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May. 27, 2024