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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greenfield, Wisconsin

 
Clickable Map of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Milwaukee County, WI (497) Ozaukee County, WI (112) Racine County, WI (37) Washington County, WI (48) Waukesha County, WI (116) Muskegon County, MI (15) Ottawa County, MI (55)  MilwaukeeCounty(497) Milwaukee County (497)  OzaukeeCounty(112) Ozaukee County (112)  RacineCounty(37) Racine County (37)  WashingtonCounty(48) Washington County (48)  WaukeshaCounty(116) Waukesha County (116)  MuskegonCountyMichigan(15) Muskegon County (15)  OttawaCounty(55) Ottawa County (55)
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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1Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greenfield — 1992 NASCAR Champion
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
2Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greenfield — 93 — Bodamer Log Cabin
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
3Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greenfield — 524 — Cold Spring Road
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
4Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greenfield — 341 — Greenfield: The Last Town in Milwaukee County
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
5Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greenfield — 558 — Historic Root River / Root River Parkway
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
6Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greenfield — 448 — Janesville Plank Road
Side A: 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
7Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greenfield — Memorial ChurchThe Centennial Historical Museum
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
8Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greenfield — 578 — The Land Survey of 1836 / Greenfield’s 1836 Greenery
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
 
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