The 1845 farm of Silas Ingalls was in Section 19 of the town of Linn. The 1857 plat map shows a small section was also in Section 18.
The McClellan farms are located in Sections 10, 11 and 14 in the town of Darien. The current acreage being farmed, including rented fields, totals 3,000 acres. Tom McClellan is the farm manager along with his partner, Wes Hopkins.
The Featherstone farm is located in Section 8 in the town of Walworth. You can see this well-kept farmstead easily as you drive southeast on U.S. Highway 14 between Darien and Walworth.
Walworth County's history includes individuals doing their part to provide needed services for its population. T.W. Hill was one of these — donating land for a school and acting as superintendent of the poor farm.
Rouse School District No. 2 in the town of Geneva was located just east of the junction of Springfield and Bowers Roads on the northeast corner. The land deed for the school property was given by Patrick Boyle and dated Dec. 4, 1844.
The Pearson farm is located at W9411 Cemetery Road in Section 30 in the town of Sharon. According to the 1857 plat map, the land now encompassed by their farm was owned by John Allen in one plot and Anton Guile in another. The 1873 plat book indicates...
The Raduenz farm is located at 5260 Wisconsin Highway 50 almost at the east end of this county, in Section 36 in the town of Lyons on the north side of the road.
The J. and E. Simons farm is located off Potter Road near the community of Vienna, at N6292 Paradise Drive in the town of Spring Prairie. You will see a “no outlet” sign at the road, but drive ahead a short distance and you will see the...
The Eugene and Jane Ruenger farm is located at N7537 McCabe Road in the town of Whitewater, Section 36. Their barn quilt is called “Acorn's Promise.” The Ruengers have been at this location since at least 1970.
The Scurek farm is located at W3510 County Highway A in the town of Troy with land in Sections 26, 27, 33, 34 and 35. The farmstead is located in Section 34. Their barn quilt is titled “Peppermint Twist.”