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Ebenezer Brigham



Ebenezer Brigham
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Title: Ebenezer Brigham
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Brigham, founder of the first major community in the Blue Mounds of Wisconsin, which included a mine, frontier inn, and mercantile establishment. He was born in Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts on April 28, 1789. Brigham came to Illinois in May of 1818 and to Wisconsin in August of 1822. He settled at Blue Mounds in 1828.

Image ID: 11700
Creation
Date:
1856 
Creator
Name:
Fuller and Johnson
City, State: Madison, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Johnson and Fuller (Photographers : Madison, Wis.) : Wisconsin souvenir from Johnson and Fuller, 1856
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
See also Image ID: 28023
Subjects: Pioneers
Indoor photography
Men
Portrait photography
Beards
Suits (Clothing)
Neckties
 

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