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Sir Henry Soloman Wellcome Marker image, Touch for more information
By Keith L, October 25, 2007
Sir Henry Soloman Wellcome Marker
Wisconsin (Waushara County), Almond — 336 — Sir Henry Soloman Wellcome (1853 – 1936)
On County Highway J 0.1 miles south of Akron Avenue, on the left when traveling south.
Sir Henry Soloman Wellcome, key figure in the development of pharmaceutics and the promotion of medical research, was born to Yankee settlers on a hardscrabble farm in the vicinity of Almond, Wisconsin, where he spent the first eight years of his . . . — Map (db m3158) HM
Wisconsin (Waushara County), Auroraville — 455 — The Auroraville Fountain
On State Highway 49 north of Cottonville Court, on the left when traveling north.
The Auroraville Fountain has been providing water to this community since just after the Civil War. The land surrounding Auroraville is abundant in natural springs called artesian wells. In 1867, John Keneister of Auroraville bored this . . . — Map (db m20139) HM
Wisconsin (Waushara County), Hancock — Sacred to the Memory of the Soldiers
Near 4th Avenue 0.3 miles north of County Highway C, on the right when traveling north.
Sacred to the memory of the Soldiers of the War of 1861 to 1865. — Map (db m26391) HM
Wisconsin (Waushara County), Hancock — 457 — Whistler Mound Group and Enclosure
Near 6th Avenue at Beechnut Drive, on the left when traveling south.
The Whistler Mound Group and Enclosure originally consisted of 70 conical or round burial mounds and a low, earthen double enclosure. The site has never been scientifically investigated so the exact date of construction is unknown. Archaeologists, . . . — Map (db m18192) HM
Wisconsin (Waushara County), Wautoma — Pioneer Wautoma
On West Main Street (State Highway 21/73) east of North Waupaca Street (State Highway 22), on the right when traveling west.
In November 1848, in a log cabin, George Atkins here began sheltering travelers over the “Pinery Road.” The next spring John Shumway bought out Atkins and built “The Wautoma Hotel.” A hundred feet east he built a sawmill and . . . — Map (db m4014) HM
Wisconsin (Waushara County), Wautoma — Waushara County Civil War Memorial
On South Saint Marie Street at West Park Street on South Saint Marie Street.
WRC Erected in memory of the defenders of our country 18611865 by the GAR: WRC & the citizens of Waushara County GAR — Map (db m39357) HM
Wisconsin (Waushara County), Wautoma — Waushara County Veterans Memorial
On West Main Street (State Highway 73) east of North Waupaca Street (State Highway 22), on the left when traveling east.
This 155mm Howitzer is dedicated to All Waushara County, Wisconsin Veterans Past and Present Wolman-Minskey American Legion Post 317 May 20, 2000Map (db m41802) HM
Wisconsin (Waushara County), Wautoma — Waushara County World War I Memorial
On South Saint Marie Street south of West Park Street, on the left when traveling south.
Lest We Forget Waushara County's memorial to its sons and daughters who served as soldiers, sailors, marines and nurses in the World War. 1917 1919 — Map (db m39457) HM

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