“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 Gays Mills, Wisconsin

Clickable Map of Crawford 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> Crawford County, WI (24) Grant County, WI (33) Richland County, WI (15) Vernon County, WI (27) Allamakee County, IA (3) Clayton County, IA (11)  CrawfordCounty(24) Crawford County (24)  GrantCounty(33) Grant County (33)  RichlandCounty(15) Richland County (15)  VernonCounty(27) Vernon County (27)  AllamakeeCountyIowa(3) Allamakee County (3)  ClaytonCounty(11) Clayton County (11)
Prairie du Chien is the county seat for Crawford County
Gays Mills is in Crawford County
      Crawford County (24)  
      Grant County (33)  
      Richland County (15)  
      Vernon County (27)  
      Allamakee County, Iowa (3)  
      Clayton County, Iowa (11)  
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1Wisconsin, Crawford County, Gays Mills — Cliff Swallows(Petrochelidon pyrrhonota)
Near Main Street (State Highway 171) west of West Orin Street, on the right when traveling west.
In the spring of 2003, after the old bridge on Hwy 171 over the Kickapoo River was replaced with this new one, Cliff Swallows started breeding under the concrete structure. Cliff Swallows are one of 6 species of swallows breeding in Wisconsin. . . . Map (db m40391) HM
2Wisconsin, Crawford County, Gays Mills — 23 — Gays Mills Apple Orchards
On State Highway 171, 0.5 miles east of State Highway 131, on the left when traveling east.
Farmers in this area learned early that the land on both sides of the Kickapoo River offered excellent conditions for apple-growing. In 1905 John Hays and Ben Twining collected apples from eight or ten farmers around Gays Mills for exhibit at the . . . Map (db m31676) HM
3Wisconsin, Crawford County, Gays Mills — Gays Mills Sesquicentennial1848 – 1998
On Main Street (State Highway 171) at West Orin Street on Main Street.
In the year 1847 James B. Gay, a civil engineer and native of Indiana, journeyed to the unsettled Kickapoo Valley. Here he was impressed by acres of untouched forest which covered the hills and valleys. Finding a good rock bottom in the river and . . . Map (db m40057) HM
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Feb. 6, 2023