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Early history of Ozaukee County, Wisconsin
(1965)

Historical sketches of Saukville,   pp. 37-39


Page 38

Historical Sketches
of Saukville
Willism Penn has any man been held in higher veaneration, or wielded more
powerful influence over the aborigines than did Solomon Juneau over the tribes
of Wisconsin. With them his word Va law    he was the agent of the Great
Father at Washington. By his just dealinga, he won a place in the hearts of
the Indians."
After the Indians ceded their land, they rmained in the county for
several years, but left when the whites  esgan to m e extensive imporvments.
The last to linger was an old Chief named Wubekp who had made a mall
clearing near the Milwaukee river where he lived with remants of his tribe.
Many relics, evidences of the Indiansa' way of lfe, have been found in
the area, especially along the river where they ceeped and spent a great deal
of time. Bones unearthed in excavting in recent years have been identified
as those of these early tribesmen.
The first roads were surveyed by the goverrent soon after the Menmonee
treaty  The military road raunning east fw Deorra, thence arosm the state
to what is now Port Washington, was known as the Detorra Road. It va opened
by General Dodge in 1832 or 1833.
It entered the limit of the county in what is now the tM  of Adisonp the
road running on the section line between nubers seven and 18, and passed through
West Bond, Trenton, and Saukville to Port Washington,
The Green Day   a   VU surv e  in 1833 and 1833, from  iago to Green
Day through what is now the lake shore tier of towns, and ran through what aro'
now the towns of eqaon, Grafton# Port Washington an Belgi.
These were the earliest and only roads surveye  In the county before 183%
and were, merely blued through by the engineers prior to that tiae.


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