Baraboo (Images of America) by Sauk County Historical Society PDF

By Sauk County Historical Society

Baraboo, a group as precise as its identify, had an identical beginnings as many different southern Wisconsin cities--but its improvement through the nineteenth century set it aside. beginning in 1839, numerous dams have been outfitted alongside the Baraboo River rapids and a standard mill city shaped. Baraboo's inhabitants started to upward push while it turned the county seat in 1846. With the coming of the railroad in 1871, the village doubled in measurement inside a decade. The railroad additionally introduced publicity to the within reach traditional great thing about Devil's Lake, expanding tourism considerably. Baraboo's maximum declare to popularity started while the Ringling Brothers confirmed a circus there in 1884. America's biggest circus firm, Ringling Brothers made Baraboo their wintry weather domestic each year until eventually 1918.

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