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Spring Prairie house owned by nurseryman
Spring Prairie house owned by nurseryman
The John and Margaret Bell house is located at 554 Spring Prairie Road in the town of Spring Prairie. It is just west of County Highway DD. The house was listed on the register of Wisconsin Historic Homes and the National Register of Historic Places...
Excellent farmland hallmark of this property
Excellent farmland hallmark of this property
Lauderdale Farms, located at 4726 County Highway A in the town of LaFayette, Section 6, has a sign near the driveway that reads “Sylvandale, 1908.”
  Farm's early owner built first smithy in county
Farm's early owner built first smithy in county
The Jones farm is located in Section 16 in the town of Linn on the north side of Linton Road. It is just west of the intersection with Zenda Road. Their barn quilt is called “Sunflower Star.”
  Once a dairy farm, now goats roam Tall Grass Farm
Once a dairy farm, now goats roam Tall Grass Farm
Tall Grass Farm and its barn quilt, “Circling Swallows,” is located on Lake Lorraine Road northeast of Richmond, Wis. The farm gets its name because it is located in between the Kettle Moraine Forest area and the tall grass...
 Farmhouse retains Victorian architectural details
Farmhouse retains Victorian architectural details
I have driven past this house many times on County Highway O, north of Heart Prairie. Each time, I enjoy all of the detail on this building and wonder about its history. The other day I decided to stop, take some pictures and then do some digging.
 You can't hide the good bones of well-built structure
You can't hide the good bones of well-built structure
This house, located at 122 N. Esterly Ave. in Whitewater, was built in 1885 for G.W. Esterly behind his Main Street home. The two-story cream city brick building was in the Italian vernacular style. The overhang cornice and decorative roof brackets...
  Sharon embraces its past with Victorian events
Sharon embraces its past with Victorian events
The village of Sharon in the extreme southwest corner of Walworth County has been called the “Corn Bin of the Dairyland,” with the commodity transported through Sharon by rail. In 1855 the Chicago & Northwestern Railway Company laid a...
Early postmasters kept office in their homes, stores
Early postmasters kept office in their homes, stores
The East Troy Post Office, located at 121 S. Mills St., one block east of the village square, was dedicated on  June 12, 1966.
Allen's Grove founded by four brothers
Allen's Grove founded by four brothers
If you travel on County X southwest of Darien you will come to Allens Grove. This community lies partly in Darien, Sharon, and Clinton townships. The latter is in Rock County.Allens Grove was founded by four brothers - Pliny, Sidney,...
Two villages became one when state stepped in
Two villages became one when state stepped in
Did you know that the village of Lyons was once two communities?  Lyonsdale was situated on the south side near the water supply for the mill. Lyons Station was to the north by the railroad tracks. These communities were located in the Town of Hudson.