Racine Wisconsin History
Old photographs show Main Street shops destroyed in the Great Fire of 1882 and veterans declaring this winter one of the harshest in 20 years.
I have researched and compiled a list of the most important events in the history of Racine, Wisconsin, from 1882 to the present day.
History of the Territory of Wisconsin, 1836 - 1848, compiled by M. J. H. Schmitt, historian and historian, 1885. History of Racine, Wisconsin (published and compiled 1908 by platbk08), a history of Racine in the United States from 1882 - 1908.
History of Racine in the United States from 1882 - 1908 by platbk08, a history of the city of Racine, Wisconsin, 1884.
This microfilm can also be downloaded free of charge from the Racine Historical Society website or from your local library.
This list was drawn up in April 1989 and comprises 1 1 / 2 pages. I can get a copy of the list in the archive of the Racine Museum of Local History. The second list is a list of tombstone information I compiled in 1991 and submitted to the Burlington Historical Society. This is the second edition of this list with tombstones and information I have compiled since 1991.
This 90-page list of headstone information was compiled by Carol Froode in 1991 and submitted to the Burlington Historical Society with membership number 5975.
It was published in 1876 by A.C. Sandford and published by the Burlington Historical Society with membership number 5975, Burlington, Wisconsin. The first edition of the History of Racine County in the United States by William Zimmermann, published at the University of Wisconsin - Madison Press, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1884.
History of Elmwood Park, compiled by Audrey Viau and donated by the Burlington Historical Society on microfilm to the Racine County Museum of Natural History and History, Burlington, Wisconsin, 2010.
Map of Racine County, Wisconsin contains detailed information about streets and borders. Some rural communities, churches and cemeteries are shown on the map, but the area is only as large as the structures listed, not the entire county.
Most of the country-house neighborhoods that contribute to this are architecturally significant because they were built with cream-colored bricks native to southeastern Wisconsin and made in Racine between 1839 and 1914. The first settlers came from what became Racings County in the 1820s and founded a trading post. In the early 20th century, trading posts were established in other parts of Wisconsin, notably in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County and the Milwaukee region. In the mid-1830s, the first settler would have built Trading Post 1 at the mouth of Lake Michigan near what is now the Milwaukee River, Wisconsin.
The Dominican Racines served as educators from 1862 onwards, and the Foundation tried to send there a sister of Saint Benedictine of the Virgin Mary, foundress of the Catholic Church, who had been sent there by her sister. On the west side, Ratschings partnered with Bendtsen's Bakery and Kringles, one of the first bakeries in Wisconsin. As the first bakery in the Milwaukee area, she went to Bendtensen Bakeries, while in 1934 she supplied the Kringsles to Racine for four generations.
Knapp, who first explored the area around the Wurzelbachtal in 1818 and returned with financial support after the war. Knapp first explored the area around Racine when he worked his family's farm on the west side of the river.
Milwaukee County was founded in 1834, the year Captain Knapp arrived, and included land around the lake south of Illinois. In the same year, the area was so populated that it justified the separation of Milwaukee County and Racine County. In 1839, after the death of the county's first councilman, William H. Ritter, it was founded with the help of a grant from the State of Wisconsin.
After Wisconsin was incorporated into the Union in 1848, the new legislature voted to incorporate Racine as a city. After Wisconsin was incorporated into the Union in 1848 and after the Civil War in 1861, it voted to incorporate Racines as cities.
The village was incorporated in 1841 as Racine, but the name Port Gilbert never really took hold. French word for "root" and incorporated in 1841 into the village of Racine. The name "Port Gilbert" was never really accepted as a name for the community, even after its incorporation into Wisconsin.