Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: Potosi, Village of, Grant Co.
A village in Grant Co. at latitude 424122N and longitude 0904240W
Description from John W. Hunt's 1853 Wisconsin Gazetteer: "POTOSI, P. V., on section 34, in town 3, of range 3 W., 12 miles south of Lancaster, and 80 miles southwest from Madison. It is at the head of a ravine about 2 miles from the Mississippi river, near the mouth of Grant river, and embraces the town plats of Lafayette, Van Buren, and Dublin. This place was formerly known as Snake Hollows, at which improvements were commenced as early as 1836."
[Source: U.S. Geographic Names Information Server]
12 records found
Briggs, Jason W. 1821 - 1899
Cole, Orsamus 1819 - 1903
Grant River, Grant Co.
Mazzuchelli, Samuel Charles 1806 - 1864
McKee, Lt. Col. David (1828-1862)
Potosi Badgers (Civil War)
Potosi [origin of place name]
Potosi, Grant Co.
Potosi, Town of, Grant Co.
Potosi, Village of, Grant Co.
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1700-1749
Village of Potosi (Historic Marker Erected 1996)