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Historical Markers in Holcombe, Wisconsin

 
Clickable Map of Chippewa 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 Chippewa County, WI (66) Barron County, WI (7) Clark County, WI (27) Dunn County, WI (17) Eau Claire County, WI (80) Rusk County, WI (5) Taylor County, WI (4)  ChippewaCounty(66) Chippewa County (66)  BarronCounty(7) Barron County (7)  ClarkCounty(27) Clark County (27)  DunnCounty(17) Dunn County (17)  EauClaireCounty(80) Eau Claire County (80)  RuskCounty(5) Rusk County (5)  TaylorCounty(4) Taylor County (4)
Chippewa Falls is the county seat for Chippewa County
Holcombe is in Chippewa County
      Chippewa County (66)  
ADJACENT TO CHIPPEWA COUNTY
      Barron County (7)  
      Clark County (27)  
      Dunn County (17)  
      Eau Claire County (80)  
      Rusk County (5)  
      Taylor County (4)  
 
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1Wisconsin (Chippewa County), Holcombe — 4 — Holcombe Logging Disaster
On July 7, 1905, sixteen loggers of the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company attempted to break a log jam on the Chippewa River at Holcombe below Little Falls dam, one of the largest wooden dams in the world. The batteau boat they were riding in reached . . . Map (db m45434) HM
2Wisconsin (Chippewa County), Holcombe — 3 — The Holcombe Indian
The Holcombe Indian was known to river men along the Chippewa since 1876. Called the King of the Chippewa River, he stood guard on the old Holcombe (Little Falls) Dam and was a most welcome site to lumberjacks driving their logs down the river to be . . . Map (db m45431) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022