Fifty years of Polish settlement in Portage County, 1857-1907

Polish People of Portage County


Portage County was home to one of the first large Polish communities in the United States. This article looks at Polish settlement in the county, describing some of the earliest immigrants and their activities in the region over the previous fifty years.


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Creator: Sanford, Albert Hart
Pub Data: In Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1907. Madison, Wis.: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1908, 259-288.
Citation: Sanford, Albert Hart. "Polish People of Portage County." In In Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1907. (Madison, Wis.: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1908: 259-288); Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1347; Visited on: 7/25/2014
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