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Mystery Place: Rustic Realm owner diversifies business
Mystery Place: Rustic Realm owner diversifies business
Rustic Realm is at the intersection of Wisconsin Highway 11, County Highway F and Briggs Road. The Bears Paw barn quilt painted by Jackie Thelen hangs on the building.
Mystery Place: Plat books invaluable for establishing ownership
Mystery Place: Plat books invaluable for establishing ownership
The barn quilt “Stars and Bars” can be seen on the LaMarche barn at W5255 Lakeville Road in Section 36 in the town of Walworth. The quilt is easiest seen if you get to the intersection of Lakeville and Ridge roads south of the village of...
Mystery Place: Farm bought on Oster Company's success
Mystery Place: Farm bought on Oster Company's success
The 1948 plat book shows John Oster Jr. as owner of this farm, located just east of the intersection of Wisconsin Highway 120 and County Highway D in Section 5 of the town of Spring Prairie.
Mystery Place: Civil War soldier once owned this property
Mystery Place: Civil War soldier once owned this property
The Ingersoll chicken coop quilt is listed in the Walworth County Barn Quilts brochure. It is supposed to be at N5315 Marsh Road southeast of Elkhorn, but I couldn't find it. I did find a smaller quilt called Flower Garden.
Mystery Place: Tyler one of four in county named Wisconsin noteable
Mystery Place: Tyler one of four in county named Wisconsin noteable
Alvan Elnathan Tyler is one of four persons from Walworth County highlighted in “Representative Men of the United States: Wisconsin Volume.” He was born in Milford, Massachusetts,  on Oct. 22, 1838.  `                      
Mystery Place: Farm's acreage ebbed and flowed with ownership
Mystery Place: Farm's acreage ebbed and flowed with ownership
You can see the former Acker/Lambert farm south of Pell Lake on County Highway H, just before Daisy Road in Section 27 in the town of Bloomfield.
Mystery Place: Early farm owner raised eight children here
Mystery Place: Early farm owner raised eight children here
A barn quilt called Morning Star is at the Henry farm   at the corner of County Highway B and Indian Hills Road, Section 24 in the town of Walworth.