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History of Wood County, Wisconsin


Jones, George O.
History of Wood County, Wisconsin
Minneapolis: H. C. Cooper, Jr. & Cooper, 1923
xi, 795 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm.

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[Title page], pp. [ii]-[iii]

Preface, H. C. Cooper, Jr. and Co. p. [iv]

Contents, pp. v-xi

Chapter I. Early Wisconsin, pp. 1-5

Chapter II. The Indians, pp. 6-31

Chapter III. The coming of the white man, pp. 32-35

Chapter IV. The fur trade, pp. 36-40

Chapter V. Topography and geology, pp. 41-46

Chapter VI. The lumber industry, pp. 47-55

Chapter VII. The early settlement of Wood County, pp. 56-59

Chapter VIII. County and town organization, pp. 60-68

Chapter IX. Original land entries, pp. 69-74

Chapter X. The courts, pp. 75-81

Chapter XI. County politics, pp. 82-85

Chapter XII. The county educational system, pp. 86-93

Chapter XIII. The agricultural interests, pp. 94-116

Chapter XIV. The Catholic Church in Wood County, pp. 117-125

Chapter XV. Wisconsin Rapids, pp. 126-177

Chapter XVI. Marshfield, pp. 178-220

Chapter XVII. Pittsville, pp. 221-227

Chapter XVIII. Vesper, pp. 228-235

Chapter XIX. Arpin, pp. 236-239

Chapter XX. Babcock, pp. 240-241

Chapter XXI. Bethel, pp. 242-244

Chapter XXII. Port Edwards and Nekoosa, pp. 245-258

Chapter XXIII. Rudolph, pp. 259-260

Chapter XXIV. Biron, pp. 261-262

Chapter XXV. Hewitt, pp. 263-264

Chapter XXVI. Auburndale, pp. 265-268

Chapter XXVII. Sherry and Sherry Station, pp. 269-271

Chapter XXVIII. Milladore, pp. 272-274

Chapter XXIX. Small villages and community centers, pp. 275-277

Chapter XXX. Former villages and stations, pp. 278-281

Chapter XXXI. Miscellany, pp. 282-292 ff.

Chapter XXXII. Biography, pp. 293-788

Index to biographies, pp. [unnumbered]-795

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