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3 edition of Baraboo and other place names in Sauk County found in the catalog.

Baraboo and other place names in Sauk County

by Harry Ellsworth Cole

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Published by The Baraboo news publishing co. in Baraboo, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Wisconsin -- Sauk Co. [from old catalog]

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF587.S2 C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23337827M
    LC Control Number16002610

    Loreto is an unincorporated community in the town of Bear Creek, Sauk County, Wisconsin, United States. The community center was once located on Highway G in Town 10N Range3E in Section 14 with a public school in Joint District 9, a cheese factory, tavern, store and post office. The village name is sometimes spelled "Loretto" or "Loreta."Country: United States. The First Book of Wills and Administrations (Abstract): And the First Book of Marriages (Sauk Co.) Buell, R. R. Wills and Administrations of Sauk County, Wisconsin, Deaths and Obituaries. Buell, R. R. Preliminary Report, Deaths in Sauk County, Wisconsin Directories Ethnic Groups.

    The Baraboo Dog Park, located in Baraboo, WI, is an outdoor space used as a recreation area for pet dogs. In contrast to other Sauk County public parks, Dog Parks allow off-leash dogs. In addition to offering open spaces for exercise, the Dog Park also provides opportunities for dogs to socialize with each other. Baraboo's 21 Survivors of Tuscania Sinking COVID Updates: The Wisconsin Historical Society hours have changed. See a full list of COVID Closures and Events HERE.

    Sauk County Courthouse Broadway Baraboo, WI Phone () Sauk County Website Register of Deeds has birth records from , marriage records from , death records from and land records. Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce and court records. Register in Probate has probate records. The city of Baraboo is located in Sauk County and is the County Seat for Sauk County. The location of Baraboo has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS). When the people of Baraboo refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Barabooian.


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Baraboo and other place names in Sauk County by Harry Ellsworth Cole Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chicago citation style: Cole, Harry Ellsworth. Baraboo and other place names in Sauk o, Wis., The Baraboo news publishing co, Not only are names sometimes ap- plied in an unusual manner, but place names are often changed for trivial rea- sons.

A study of the origin of the place names in a community is an interesting one. On account of its importance the name Baraboo is here given first place, followed by the other names in the county.

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H.E. Cole, Baraboo: And Other Place Names In Sauk County, Wisconsin (Baraboo, Wisconsin: The Baraboo News Publishing Co., ) The Chimes (St. Luke Catholic School) yearbooks. Early History of Plain and Surrounding Areas by Herbert Liegel (borndied ).

4 typewritten pages. Unpublished. Not only are names sometimes applied in an unusual manner, but the place names are often changed for trivial reasons. A study of the origin of the place names in the community is an interesting one.

On account of its importance the name Baraboo is here given first place, followed by the other names in the county. City of Baraboo, Baraboo, Wisconsin.

K likes. Please see our Social Media Comments Policy Followers: K. Video Tour of Sauk County Parks Hemlock Park Lake Redstone Park Man Mound Park North End Boat Landing Sauk County Forest Summer Oaks Boat Landing Timme's Mill Weidman Woods White Mound Park Yellow Thunder Park Trails Great Sauk State Trail Hiking Horseback Skiing Snowmobiling Snowshoeing.

There are, however, no known documents, newspaper articles or books of the time to support this claim, and writings of the time indicate a less colorful origin: In the book Baraboo and Other Place Names in Sauk County, Wisconsin (written inthe same year that Plain was incorporated) it says of Plain that it was "called Plain because the Country: United States.

Baraboo, WI Attn: Fairest of the Fair. If you should have any questions between now and the competition, please call Kim Klicko at and leave your name and telephone number, and your call will be returned. You can also email her. We look forward to meeting you at the Sauk County Fairest of the Fair Competition.

Baraboo is a city in and the county seat of Sauk County, Wisconsin, United States. The largest city in the county, Baraboo is the principal city of the Baraboo Micropolitan Statistical Area. Its population It is situated on the Baraboo y: United States. the reason the city and river are called "Baraboo", in fact too many me tocontinue with at this point.

One has draw his or her own if possible. At a later date I will attempt to carry on. The reader may find more data in the book "History of Sauk County", about and compiled by C.

Butterfield. "Origin of the Name Baraboo" begins on page In the book, "Baraboo and Other Place Names in Sauk County, Wisconsin" (written inthe same year that Plain was incorporated), it says of Plain that it was "called Plain because the inhabitants were plain people.". The median home cost in Baraboo is $, Home appreciation the last 10 years has been %.

Check out the homes in the area. SCHOOLS Baraboo public schools spend $11, per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12, There are about students per teacher in Baraboo.

More Education. The Phase I: Baraboo River Corridor Plan (BRCP) is a partnership between the Village of North Freedom, Village of West Baraboo, City of Baraboo and Sauk County.

This Phase I plan will lay the ground work for future planning efforts and improvements to the Baraboo River Corridor. Please select the link below to take you to the document. Sauk County was set apart in to become a county of the Wisconsin Territory, and only two years later William H.

Canfield arrived in the Baraboo Valley, destined to become its first historian. Like many of us today, he was struck by the beauty of Sauk County but knew that its history was changing fast and that it needed to be recorded. Baraboo, city, seat () of Sauk county, south-central Wisconsin, lies in a hilly region on the Baraboo River, about 35 miles (55 km) northwest of -Chunk Nation (), Fox, Sauk, and Kickapoo Indians were early inhabitants of the o originated in the early 19th century as a trading post established by the French trapper Jean Baribault, who lived along.

Hotels near Sauk County Historical Museum: ( mi) Fox Hill RV Park & Campground ( mi) Best Western Baraboo Inn ( mi) Ringling House Bed and Breakfast ( mi) Devil's Lodge - Ski Hills, Wisconsin Dells, Devil's Lake, Outlet Stores, Casino.

( mi) Pinehaven Of Baraboo; View all hotels near Sauk County Historical Museum on Tripadvisor5/5(3). Sauk County drive-thru COVID testing press release Sauk County Face covering tips Emergency Assistance Small Business Loan Program • Sauk County University of Wisconsin - Extension • Sauk County Land Conservation Department For questions or comments regarding the map, please contact the Sauk County University of Wisconsin Extension office at () during regular business hours.

The Baraboo River fishery is recovering after removal of theFile Size: 1MB. Baraboo has been musically inclined for a number of years. Charles Cowles might be termed, with propriety, the father of music in this and other parts of Sauk County.

He taught singing-school in this village and neighborhood some twenty years, and many of those who might now be termed "old singers," received their first lesson from him.

Abandoned barn in Sauk County, Wisconsin Contributor Names Highsmith, Carol M.,photographer Created / Published Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

Baraboo and other place names in Sauk County. The Friends of the Baraboo Public Library board members would like to thank all those who helped support the book sale Dec. at the library. This event is one.Book Stores in Baraboo on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Book Stores in Baraboo, WI.