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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greenfield, Wisconsin
Location of Greenfield, Wisconsin
► Milwaukee County (497) ► Ozaukee County (112) ► Racine County (37) ► Washington County (48) ► Waukesha County (116) ► Muskegon County, Michigan (15) ► Ottawa County, Michigan (55)
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| Alan Kulwicki was born in Greenfield, WI on Dec. 14, 1954, son of Jerry and Thelma Kulwicki. Alan held an engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Alan started out on the short tracks of Wisconsin, moved up to ASA, then on . . . — — Map (db m37506) HM|
|Built in 1832, this was one of Greenfield’s first log cabins. It was dismantled, brought to this site and restored by the Greenfield Historical Society, and dedicated as a museum September 7, 1969. — — Map (db m32842) HM|
| Side A In 1836, surveyors working for the U.S. General Land Office measured out the 6x6 mile grid of the future Town of Greenfield. Arterial roads and streets were later built at half-mile intervals following that pattern. In the days before . . . — — Map (db m35083) HM|
|Following the end of World War II, Milwaukee’s rapid urban development forced the seven rural towns of Milwaukee County into annexation or incorporation. When Greenfield incorporated as a city in 1957, the last of Milwaukee County’s towns . . . — — Map (db m34761) HM|
The Root River system began forming about 20,000 years ago when Wisconsin’s glaciers began to retreat. Starting in eastern New Berlin, it flows through southwest Milwaukee County before entering Lake Michigan at the city of Racine (French for . . . — — Map (db m81350) HM|
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The Janesville Plank Road was one of 16 privately-owned toll roads authorized by Wisconsin’s Territorial legislature in 1848. The road was specified to follow a 65 mile route from Milwaukee through East Troy to Janesville. Its . . . — — Map (db m33355) HM|
|The first congregation of the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Wisconsin worshipped God here.
The Centennial Historical Museum
Nearby, built in 1858, replaced the first log church erected in 1844. Dedicated in honor of John Lutz, . . . — — Map (db m110107) HM|
|The Land Survey of 1836
In 1836 US Government land surveyors measured an approximately six-mile square area described as Township 6 North, Range 21 East and divided it into a nearly-uniform grid of 36 one-mile square sections. By 1841 this area . . . — — Map (db m136420) HM|