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Mystery Place: This farm's big harvest is in winter
Mystery Place: This farm's big harvest is in winter
Country Side Trees is located in Section 6 of the town of Walworth. You can see it in the area southeast of the intersection of County Highway O and North Walworth Road. Another portion of the property is just west of the former North Walworth School...
Mystery Place: Early settler involved in local government, Underground Railroad
You can see the beginnings of the former T.H. Fellows farm on the west side of the present Genoa City, on the south side of County Highway B and extending west into Section 34. It extends well beyond the PFI Fashions location.
Mystery Place: Wade name part of farm for 100 years
Mystery Place: Wade name part of farm for 100 years
The Ronald W. Wade farm is located in the southwest quarter of Section 5 in the town of Richmond. Wade also owned adjoining land in the northeast quarter of Section 8. The farmstead is on Territorial Road east of Wisconsin Highway 89.
Mystery Place: School was in the works for years
Mystery Place: School was in the works for years
St. Francis de Sales Catholic School is located at 130 Main St. on the east side of Lake Geneva. In the mid-1840s the Rev. Kundig bought an acre of land and the first church was built. 
Mystery Place: Farm has had Holsteins to alpacas
Mystery Place: Farm has had Holsteins to alpacas
The former Renner farm is located on County Highway H north of County A in Section 3 in the town of Sugar Creek. The house, at N7031, is one that I have admired over the years. I was told that it was built soon after the Civil War.
Mystery Place: Weeks family rooted in Lyons township
Mystery Place: Weeks family rooted in Lyons township
There are three historic Weeks  farms in the town of Lyons. The 1857 plat map shows Spencer Weeks as the owner of 120 acres in the southwest section of Section 4.  Lewis Weeks was the owner of 120 acres next door and west of Clausen Road. The farm to...
Mystery Place: Farm kept all in the family
Mystery Place: Farm kept all in the family
The Teetshorn family farm is located in Section 6 in the town of Richmond on County Line Road. This farm is shown on the 1857 plat map as 50 acres owned by Marcellus Teetshorn and 105 acres owned by M & T Teetshorn. He also purchased land in...
Mystery Place: Get the inside story on these haunted houses
Mystery Place: Get the inside story on these haunted houses
East TroyWalworth County has its share of houses that are said to be haunted. The first one I know as the Hibbert House, 2068 Division St., East Troy.       
Mystery Place: Land abstracts trace farm's history
Mystery Place: Land abstracts trace farm's history
Spring Prairie spread in the Miller family since 1916.
Mystery Place: Do you remember Springside Farm?
Mystery Place: Do you remember Springside Farm?
Longtime farmers advocated for county home economist.