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By William J. Toman, September 8, 2013
"Daycholah" Marker
Wisconsin (Green Lake County), Green Lake — "Daycholah"
The Native Americans who occupied this land 10,000 years before the arrival of European settlers referred to this magnificent body of water as Daycholah. From lookouts like this, Native Americans viewed the lake and paid homage to "the spirit who . . . — Map (db m69373) HM
Wisconsin (Green Lake County), Green Lake — "No Hurry"
"No Hurry" was built for Victor and Jesse Lawson by Electric Launch Company of Bayonne, New Jersey in 1909. The 55 foot boat is made of cypress, white oak and mahogany and was powered by two electric motors and 140 batteries. The Lawsons built the . . . — Map (db m67831) HM
Wisconsin (Green Lake County), Green Lake — Chapel Car "Grace"
Chapel Car "Grace" was one of seven such cars operated by the American Baptist Publication Society from 1891 to 1948. The car was commissioned in May 1915. Its first assignment was in Northern California. Its last work in Orem, Utah. The car was . . . — Map (db m67833) HM
Wisconsin (Green Lake County), Green Lake — Dartford–Green Lake Dam
On this site in 1845 Anson Dart built the first dam and sawmill, raising the level of Green Lake and forming the Millpond and Dartford Bay. In 1850, John Sherwood opened a new outlet from the pond with a mill race and built a 4-story grist . . . — Map (db m34040) HM
Wisconsin (Green Lake County), Green Lake — In Memory
In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II Robert L. Miller Paul A. Pagel David A. Barton Charles H. Thrasher Marvin E. Bierman Myron T. King — Map (db m62743) WM

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