Rock County, Wisconsin

What's New?

November 25, 2007

  • Added...
    • ... 1852 histories of Rock County, Beloit & Janesville
    • ... an account of an 1843 visit through Janesville (under Other Miscellaneous Histories)
    • ... an 1844 letter from Thomas Ruger of Trinity Episcopal Church in Janesville (under the Churches)
    • ... an 1887 report of the Janesville Horticultural Society (under Other Miscellaneous Histories)
    • ... an 1888 history of the city of Janesville
    • ... an 1896 letter from the pastor of All Souls' Church in Janesville (under the Churches)
    • ... a 1902 list of officers & stockholders for Merchants' & Savings' Bank and Rock County National Bank (both in Janesville) and Beloit Savings Bank
    • ... a 1920 history of Magnolia Township in Rock County, Minnesota (named after Rock County, Wisconsin's Magnolia Township)

October 31, 2007

  • Added...
    • ... a link to a transcription of WPT's "Wisconsin Stories: Janesville"
    • ... a link to an essay ("Janesville, City on the Rock") from Wisconsin Stories

October 29, 2007

  • Added...
    • ... an 1898 history of Evansville

June 24, 2007

  • Added...
    • ... a brief mention of the first settlement of Rock County from an 1888 publication of the Wisconsin Historical Society
    • ... a history of Abe Lincoln in Rock County from 1898 (see Other Miscellaneous Histories)
    • ... early reminiscences by Elizabeth T. Baird (Other Miscellaneous Histories)
    • ... an early history of Beloit College from 1872

May 11, 2007

  • The Judys of Milton have spoken...
    • Corrected the title for the Milton College Historic District
    • Corrected the website address for the Milton College Preservation Society

March 1, 2007

  • Added a 1904 history of the bridges across the Rock River in Janesville (in Other Miscellaenous Histories)

February 3, 2007

  • New 1922 history of District 7 School for Porter & Center Townships (aka Stevens School)

January 4, 2007

  • 1872 write-up of Beloit (city)

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