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Description: Exterior view of side of the James DeNoon Reymert's printing office, built in 1847. This office printed the first Norwegian newspaper, the "Nordyset", in t...
Description: A girl enjoys a book at the library.
Description: Ten graves of the Hedjord family in the Muskego churchyard. There is an obelisk is the center of graves.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Ole Heg store, once also the home of Elias Stangeland (sp?). The original building was of log construction which was later boarded over. Woman standing in...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Norwegian Lutheran Church, first church built by Norwegian settlers in America, in 1843. The first pastor was Rev. C.L. Clausen. The original log building...
Description: Heg Farm. The home was built by the Hegs after their immigration from Lier, Norway in 1840 and before the Civil War. The barn (back seen in image ID 41495)...
Description: Front of Skofstad cabin, possibly the oldest building in the settlement. An early pastor of a Norwegian Lutheran Church, Reverend Stub, lived here at one t...
Description: Outdoor group portrait of women and one child alongside the graves of Colonel Hans Heg, commander of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, and his daughter Annetta....
Description: Exterior view of front of James DeNoon Reymert's printing office, built in 1847. This office printed the first Norwegian newspaper, the "Nordyset", in the...
Description: Parsonage, the second one in the community.
Description: In the early 1920s, Prussian immigrant John Bosch constructed a simple, rectangular brick service garage with a canted corner at a prime location: the inte...
Date: 1967-08-28 ca.
Description: Gary Ksicinski is surrounded by stuffed animals and other souvenirs as he waits for customers at his concession booth at the annual Muskego VFW fair.
Date: 1949 ca.
Description: Norwegian church. Interior view of old log church, the first church built by Norwegians in America in 1843.
Description: The house and printing office of James D. Reymerts at Denoon Lake.
Description: Exterior view of the Bache farm. In the foreground is a small building with an open door. In the background is a large barn with stone foundation and a lar...
Description: Ole Heg Store, once also the home of Elias Strangeland (sp?). The original building was of log construction which was later boarded over.
Description: The house and printing office of James D. Reymerts.
Description: Exterior view of the Bache barn with stone foundation. There are large haystacks on the right.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: First Norwegian church in Wisconsin.
Description: Cloaked in a blanket, a girl eats ice cream at the Muskego Veterans of Foreign Wars County Fair day.
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