News: Medford - Westboro (Section No. 83 - 1874)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Agnew, Duncan, Richie, Turner

----Source: The Stevens Point Journal (Stevens Point, WI) 11/28/1874

A New Town

W. B. Agnew has been up the line this week, laying out a new town at Section 83, which has been christened Westboro.

It is on the south branch of Jump River, and as there is a large tract of pine tributary to it, a bright future is anticipated for the young bantling.

It is here that Duncan, Richie & Co. are putting up a large saw mill and shingle mill.

Preparations for the erection of several houses are already being made, including a hotel, which will be put up by W. F. Turner, now proprietor of the Turner House at end of track.



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