Wisconsin place names.

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Wisconsin State Genealogical Society , [Monroe, Wis.?]
Names, Geographical -- Wisconsin., Wisconsin -- Administrative and political divis

Places

Wisconsin, Wisco

Other titlesNewsletter (Wisconsin State Genealogical Society)
ContributionsWisconsin State Genealogical Society.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF579 .W56 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 92 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2482296M
ISBN 100910255466
LC Control Number87402566
OCLC/WorldCa17230666

Saying that in “some ways The Romance of Wisconsin Place Names Wisconsin place names. book a reference book, a place where you can go to learn a little more about your home town.

But in many ways it is much more than that, for it includes the stories of places throughout the state, submitted by the people who knew them. It is a book where story, people, and place all /5(9). The colorful history and culture of Wisconsin are reflected in its place names, from those created by Native Americans, French explorers, and diverse European settlers to more recent appellations commemorating political figures, postmasters, and landowners/5(6).

Place Names of Wisconsin Edward Callary. From Abbotsford to Zachow. The colorful history and culture of Wisconsin are reflected in its place names, from those created by Native Americans, French explorers, and diverse European settlers to more recent appellations commemorating political figures, postmasters, and landowners.

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[Monroe, Wis.?]: Wisconsin State Genealogical Society, © (OCoLC)   If you are having trouble locating plat books in Wisconsin or need further help, please contact us via e-Mail or at () Tags: Hunting, Land Ownership, Maps, Parcels, Platbooks Last updated: June 5,   As Wisconsinites, we laugh at the attempts of non-locals trying to pronounce many of our unique Native American town and city names.

Although we love Wisconsin place names. book places, how well do we know the history of their name origins. Milwaukee Translating to the “rich and beautiful land” by the Potawatomi, the spelling of the most [ ].

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The Romance of Wisconsin Placenames [Gard, Robert, Sorden, L. G.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Romance of Wisconsin Placenames. “The names of places lie upon the land and tell us where we are or where we have been or where we want to go.

And so much more.”—From the introduction Fifty years ago, educator and writer Robert E. Gard traveled across Wisconsin, learning the trivial, controversial, and landmark stories behind how cities, counties, and local places got their s: 1. : place names of wisconsin. Skip to main content.

Try Prime All Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Today's Deals Your Gift. The Romance of Wisconsin Place Names High quality books. The Romance of Wisconsin Place Names By:Robert E. Gard Published on by Wisconsin Historical Society “The names of places lie upon the land and tell us where we are or where we have been or where we want to go.

So there are probably hundreds of hard-to-pronounce Native American town names in Wisconsin, but Oconomowoc is one of my favorites because it stumps every single out-of-towner.

Hehe. Aside from my evil regard for baffling nonnatives, I also like that the name Oconomowoc derives from Coo-no-mo-wauk, which is the Potawatomi term for “waterfall.”.

The romance of Wisconsin place names by Robert Edward Gard,October House edition, in English. The colorful history and culture of Wisconsin are reflected in its place names, from those created by Native Americans, French explorers, and diverse European settlers to more recent appellations commemorating political figures, postmasters, and landowners.

Celebrated rural historian Jerry Apps introduces this reprint of Gard's work, saying that in "some ways The Romance of Wisconsin Place Names is a reference book, a place where you can go to learn a little more about your home town. But in many ways it is much more than that, for it includes the stories of places throughout the state, submitted.

Genre/Form: History dictionary: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gard, Robert Edward. Romance of Wisconsin place names.

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New York, October House [©]. Celebrated rural historian Jerry Apps introduces this reprint of Gard’s work, saying that in “some ways The Romance of Wisconsin Place Names is a reference book, a place where you can go to learn a little more about your home town.

Last year, I read Edward Callary's super interesting book 'Place Names of Wisconsin' and I must've been really really hungry when I finished, because the names of some Wisconsin towns and villages. Origin and meaning of Wisconsin place-names with special reference to Indian nomenclature.

This edition published in in [Madison, : The Wisconsin Historical Society’s earliest Wisconsin Sanborn map on file is from the year of However, an earlier one was created in for LaCrosse and still exists today. The Wisconsin territory initially included all of the present day states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa, as well as parts of North Dakota and South Dakota.

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