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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 275th Street (Main Street) at 262nd Avenue (Spooner Avenue), on the left when traveling south on 275th Street (Main Street).
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
On 275th Street (Main Street) near 262nd Avenue (Spooner Avenue), on the left when traveling south.
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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Feb. 3, 2023