Dull, J. Alfred / Green Bay and Fort Howard directory. Containing historical information of their early settlement and growth; their present standing; schools, churches, societies, etc. Also business directory of principle dealers. Street directory, ward boundaries, etc.
The city of Green Bay, Wisconsin, pp. -16 PDF (1.8 MB)
THE City of Green Bay, WISCONSIN. A N) ITS fisto'r1 from its First Settlement up to the Present Time. inc/;utlint .W/oo/s, Churches, Societies, Fire Department &-c.. It is not to be presumed that the few following pages, will contain the history of Green Bay, the oldest town in the State, one whose history runs back nearly one hundred and flifty years, demands a much larger space than the part of a Director , and a worthier pen than ours when its history i,- to be written. We certainly have not the presumption to naenc ourselves as its historian. What we propose now to attempt, is a simple narration of the more prominent facts that have occurred in the gradual development of the city's -row th. and to state as concisely as possible, the present condition as a basis of comparison for the future. ;oing back, therefore, not to its first occupation by the w hite iman, but to the first actual and permanent settlement , - men that came to make. it their home. WVe place as our first date the yeear 1745. When Augustine I)eLanglade, with his son Charles, accompained by a few others, some eig hth in aill. left Mackinaw and took up their abode 'M thei present site of Grecni Bay. DeLanglade although
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