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Namur Belgian-American Historic District

Namur Belgian-American Historic District


Namur was settled in 1853 by French-speaking Belgian immigrants. Most of the immigrants farmed in their European homeland and brought their agrarian skills with them. It is the nation's largest rural settlement of Belgian nationality where the importance of farmsteads and landscape play a key role.

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Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
19th-Century Immigration
Creator: Various
Pub Data: Wisconsin National Historic Register
Citation: Namur Belgian-American Historic District. Wisconsin National Historic Register. Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1418; Visited on: 4/17/2014
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