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Mystery Place: Landmark Delavan home once housed knitting company official
Mystery Place: Landmark Delavan home once housed knitting company official
You can see the early W. Bradley Tyrrell house at 953 Racine St. in Delavan. He had quite an interesting life and almost didn't make it back to Delavan after a mishap during an anthropological survey in the Sahara Desert. 
Mystery Place: Nestled in Kettle Moraine, Knuteson farm is home to a long line of Norwegians
Mystery Place: Nestled in Kettle Moraine, Knuteson farm is home to a long line of Norwegians
The Kenneth G. and Virginia A. Knuteson farm is located at N9217 Duffin Road in the Town of LaGrange. You can see their farm sign, “Sunny Brook Farm” near the road in front of their house. Their 100-plus acre farm is located in Section 8...
Mystery Place: Prairie-style house once home to town's justice of the peace
Mystery Place: Prairie-style house once home to town's justice of the peace
The former Ernst L. Von Suessmilch house is located at 824 Racine St. in Delavan. According to Frank Landi's book, “Delavan's Historic Residential Architecture,” the address of this house originally was 220 Racine St. 
Mystery Place: East Troy area farm changed hands, names over the years; now known as Deligo Valley
Mystery Place: East Troy area farm changed hands, names over the years; now known as Deligo Valley
The Mary Ann Carlson farm is located in sections 14 and 23 in the town of East Troy. Here, at W814 Bell School Road, you can see a log cabin with a “Barn Raising” barn quilt. It is on the south side of the road; their house is just across...
Mystery Place: Pilots once used Dibble farm barn roof as landmark
Mystery Place: Pilots once used Dibble farm barn roof as landmark
What remains of the Dibble farm is located at 4170 Dam Road on the north side of Delavan. The farm was in the southeast corner of Section 7 in the town of Delavan.
Mystery Place: 19th century Whitewater was a hub for farm implements
Mystery Place: 19th century Whitewater was a hub for farm implements
The former site of what was known as “Reaperville” is located on the east side of Whitewater,  between Milwaukee Street and the railroad tracks, west of Newcomb Street (Wisconsin Highway 59).
Mystery Place: Fontana residents enjoy a beautiful view from Buena Vista
Mystery Place: Fontana residents enjoy a beautiful view from Buena Vista
Buena Vista, a housing complex in Fontana, was the site of Chief Big Foot's village before white settlers came to this area.
Mystery Place: Revolutionary War veteran put Troy on the map in the 1800s
Mystery Place: Revolutionary War veteran put Troy on the map in the 1800s
The community of Troy is located southeast of the village of East Troy on County Highway ES. This hamlet is in Sections 25 and 26 in the town of Troy.
Mystery Place: Respected lawyer was the patriarch of Delavan's Spooner family
Mystery Place: Respected lawyer was the patriarch of Delavan's Spooner family
The former home of Alfred S. Spooner is located at 729 Racine St. in Delavan. This house was built around 1860. In the earlier days of this building's life, the address was 109 Racine St.
Mystery Place: Settler details difficulties of 1800s living
Mystery Place: Settler details difficulties of 1800s living
The reference area at the Lake Geneva Public Library has an interesting booklet on the life of Truman M. Smith during his years in Walworth County. The information covering the years 1846 through 1851 was compiled by Barry and Joan Miller Cotter. Joan...