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Milmine, Geo. R. (ed.) / Racine advocate city and county residence and business directory of Racine, Wisconsin

Town of Dover,   pp. [217]-225 PDF (2.3 MB)

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GORTON & BUFFHAM. Best Flint Glass Lamp Chimneys.
             Town of Dover.
                Town No. 3, Range 20 East.
                TOWN ORGANIZATION.
Thomas Powers, Chairman.')
E. Lewis,                  Supervisors.
J. Feuker,
B. Gleason, Clerk
Chas.Thompson, Assessor
A. W. Wilson, Treasurer
Geo. Hardie, P. Cunningham, Justices of the Peace
B. Caley, N. Gooder, Chas. Walter, Constables
C. Rountree, Sealer of Weights and Measures
Population, Males, 538 ; Females, 455 ; Total, 993
    Is situated on section 34 and 35 in the town of Dover, eighteen
miles west of the city of Racine, on the Western Union Rail Road,
contains about oneĆ½ hundred inhabitants. It was commenced after
the completion of the Rail Road, the first store being erected and
occupied by Messrs. J. C. Becher, and Charles Walter, in the year
1856. Soon after, the second store was established, also a shoe shop,
blacksmith shop &c. At present the village contains two stores,
Blacksmith's, Shoemaker's and Harness shops, two Saloons, Post
office, Church, Express office, two Warehouses &c., with the necessary
quota of mechanics to make a village. The business of the place is
thriving, with prospects of considerable increase.  The surrounding
country is rich and fertile, and settled by well-to-do farmers, mostly
of foreign birth, who are intelligent and industrious, and who give
to the village their individual support, thereby assisting in maintain-
ing, and rendering it worthy of its location in the town of Dover.
Good opportunities are offered in Kansasville to those in search of a
small place wherein to locate and engage in business.
GO to H. W. WRIGHT for best Store Fronts.

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