Barron County officials encourage settlers to emigrate to the northwoods.

Facts for the immigrant concerning Barron County, Wisconsin


Towns and counties across Wisconsin sought to encourage settlement by extolling the virtues of their particular area. County Clerk Orville Brayton provides here a description of the natural resources, topography, and agricultural diversity of Barron County to entice prospective settlers at a time when settlement in northern Wisconsin was still sparse.


Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
19th-Century Immigration
Creator: Brayton, Orville.
Pub Data: Menomonie, Wis. : Flint & Webber, 1871.
Citation: Brayton, Orville. "Facts for the immigrant concerning Barron County, Wisconsin." (Menomonie, Wis. : Flint & Webber, 1871); Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=69; Visited on: 9/2/2014
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