“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 King, Wisconsin

Clickable Map of Waupaca 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> Waupaca County, WI (41) Marathon County, WI (35) Outagamie County, WI (21) Portage County, WI (30) Shawano County, WI (8) Waushara County, WI (9) Winnebago County, WI (48)  WaupacaCounty(41) Waupaca County (41)  MarathonCounty(35) Marathon County (35)  OutagamieCounty(21) Outagamie County (21)  PortageCounty(30) Portage County (30)  ShawanoCounty(8) Shawano County (8)  WausharaCounty(9) Waushara County (9)  WinnebagoCounty(48) Winnebago County (48)
Waupaca is the county seat for Waupaca County
King is in Waupaca County
      Waupaca County (41)  
      Marathon County (35)  
      Outagamie County (21)  
      Portage County (30)  
      Shawano County (8)  
      Waushara County (9)  
      Winnebago County (48)  
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1Wisconsin (Waupaca County), King — Fish Raceway
In 1976, fish managers filled this raceway with 20,000 hybrid tiger muskies and installed mechanical feeders. Why? To find out if muskies would eat food pellets dispensed from mechanical feeders instead of minnows. The experiment worked! Pellets . . . Map (db m76130) HM
2Wisconsin (Waupaca County), King — 422 — General Charles King1844 – 1933
Charles King, one of America's most illustrious soldiers, was born in New York and came to Milwaukee in 1845. His father was Rufus King, editor and publisher of the Milwaukee Sentinel and first commander of the famed Civil War Iron Brigade. . . . Map (db m146391) HM
3Wisconsin (Waupaca County), King — 283 — Grand Army Home
The Grand Army Home was established in 1887 by the Wisconsin Department of the Grand Army of the Republic, a nationwide organization of Union veterans of the Civil War (1861-1865). The Home provided care for indigent veterans and their wives in a . . . Map (db m4272) HM
4Wisconsin (Waupaca County), King — Hellestad House
Built in Scandinavia, WI in 1864 by Ole Hellestad. Restored on this site in 1999 by friends of Hartman Creek.Map (db m79055) HM
5Wisconsin (Waupaca County), King — Lake with a Secret
George Allen's crude birch bark cribs provided habitat to grow 1-inch trout fingerlings large enough to be transplanted into area streams. These cribs still exist, preserved and concealed beneath the lake. In 1939, the State of Wisconsin took . . . Map (db m79038) HM
6Wisconsin (Waupaca County), King — Old Coach Road
The old Coach Road ran from Oshkosh to Stevens Point and connected the towns of Rural and Amherst. Horses snort, wheels rattle and dust flies. If you were traveling between Oshkosh and Stevens Point during the 1880s, you'd have traveled . . . Map (db m74529) HM
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7Wisconsin (Waupaca County), King — Windfeldt Estate
In 1962, the Windfeldts sold this 80-acre site to the Wisconsin Conservation Department to be included in Hartman Creek State Park. Windfeldt Road honors this family. Can you spot any reminders of the old Windfeldt estate? Look for flowering . . . Map (db m74969) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022