“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Port Edwards, Wisconsin Historical Markers

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By Keith L, June 20, 2007
Cranberry Culture Marker
Wisconsin (Wood County), Port Edwards — 86 — Cranberry Culture
For countless ages the wild cranberry flourished in many marshy areas of Central Wisconsin. In 1829 Daniel Whitney mentioned the purchase of three canoe loads of cranberries brought down the Yellow River by Indians from the area now known as . . . — Map (db m1215) HM
Wisconsin (Wood County), Port Edwards — 13 — John Edwards Jr. ó 1831 – 1891
A native of England, John Edwards Jr. settled in this area in 1859 to assume operation of his fatherís sawmill, the nucleus around which the village of Port Edwards developed. Founded in 1840, the Edwards Sawmill was incorporated in 1890 into the . . . — Map (db m1221) HM
Wisconsin (Wood County), Port Edwards — John Edwards Jr. Office Building
In 1872, John Edwards Jr. became the sole owner of the Edwards and Clinton sawmill in Port Edwards, plus several other business ventures that included a general store, post office, boarding house, farming interests and land speculations. In order to . . . — Map (db m51539) HM
Wisconsin (Wood County), Port Edwards — John Jones 2nd Burial Site
The official Civil War roster of Company G of the Wisconsin 12th infantry lists two men named John Jones. They are listed as John Jones 1st and John Jones 2nd. John Jones 1st gravesite has been located in the Ivy Green Cemetery in Bremerton, . . . — Map (db m5954) HM

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