“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 Lake Delton, Wisconsin

Clickable Map of Sauk 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> Sauk County, WI (59) Adams County, WI (8) Columbia County, WI (73) Dane County, WI (442) Iowa County, WI (20) Juneau County, WI (20) Richland County, WI (15) Vernon County, WI (27)  SaukCounty(59) Sauk County (59)  AdamsCounty(8) Adams County (8)  ColumbiaCounty(73) Columbia County (73)  DaneCounty(442) Dane County (442)  IowaCounty(20) Iowa County (20)  JuneauCounty(20) Juneau County (20)  RichlandCounty(15) Richland County (15)  VernonCounty(27) Vernon County (27)
Baraboo is the county seat for Sauk County
Lake Delton is in Sauk County
      Sauk County (59)  
      Adams County (8)  
      Columbia County (73)  
      Dane County (442)  
      Iowa County (20)  
      Juneau County (20)  
      Richland County (15)  
      Vernon County (27)  
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1Wisconsin (Sauk County), Lake Delton — 26 — Dawn ManorSite of the Lost City of Newport
Here on the Wisconsin River the village of Newport was begun in 1853, planned for a population of 10,000. Assuming that the Milwaukee & LaCrosse Railroad would cross the river here, over 2000 settlers quickly came to Newport, causing a lively land . . . Map (db m7984) HM
2Wisconsin (Sauk County), Lake Delton — Kaminski Park
On April 14, 2003, the Lake Delton Village Board named this park "Kaminski Park" in honor of Frank J. Kaminski in recognition of his tireless efforts in promoting this development. This honor was bestowed upon Frank because of his commitment to the . . . Map (db m192051) HM
3Wisconsin (Sauk County), Lake Delton — 527 — Lake Delton Catastrophe
On the morning of June 9, 2008, after several days of drenching rains, flood waters overtopped the banks of Lake Delton and washed away a narrow strip of land separating the lake from the Wisconsin River. Raging waters sent the 267-acre Lake Delton . . . Map (db m33281) HM
4Wisconsin (Sauk County), Lake Delton — Logging and Lumbering on the Wisconsin River
In the late 19th century, Wisconsin became one of the leading lumber producing states in the country. Before the construction of Wisconsin's railroads, the state's major rivers were used to transport logs and lumber from northern Wisconsin to . . . Map (db m192028) HM
5Wisconsin (Sauk County), Lake Delton — Newport Indian Mound
The Newport mound group formerly consisted of two large panther effigies aligned with the western bank of the Wisconsin River at the Lower Dells. One of the panthers was destroyed in the 19th Century during construction of the Village of Newport. . . . Map (db m192022) HM
6Wisconsin (Sauk County), Lake Delton — Priegel Pier
In June of 2008 after an unprecedented series of storms, a breach occurred in the eastern end of Lake Delton completely draining the lake. Gordon "Gordy" Priegel, a Trustee for the Village of Lake Delton and a gentleman very knowledgeable of fish . . . Map (db m192048) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022