Wisconsin Historical Society logo.

Wisconsin Magazine Of History Archives

New Site!

Moved...

These collection items are now on our new website.

Click the "View Collection" button below to view the new website in a new window or tab.

View Collection
The Wisconsin Magazine of History is a benefit of membership.

Search here to find more than 2,000 feature articles totaling over 35,000 pages, exactly as they originally appeared in the Wisconsin Magazine of History.

The entire archive of previous issues, back to 1917, has been made available online in 2007. This free online access to the Wisconsin Magazine of History is made possible by a generous grant from the Schoenleber Foundation of Milwaukee.


All searches and links to magazine articles will take you to our new Preview website, which has a new look and feel.


Volume Listing > Volume 10 > Historic spots in Wisconsin: Stockholm

Titus, William A., 1868-1951 "Historic spots in Wisconsin: Stockholm"


Historic Spots in Wisconsin: Stockholm: A Locality Rich in Legend and History: This short piece describes the region on the east shore of Lake Pepin and its early French history. It reviews the career of Nicolas Perrot (1644-1718) who constructed Fort St. Antoine on the site about 1686. The author uses original French sources and quotes from modern archaeologists in discussing the fort. He concludes by recounting a legend that a Lakota woman named Winona leaped from a bluff above the lake rather than marry a French trader, (7 pages)

View Document In a New Window


Citation: Titus, William A., 1868-1951 "Historic spots in Wisconsin: Stockholm" Wisconsin Magazine Of History. Volume: 10 /Issue: 3 (1926-1927)

Return To Volume 10
select text size Use the smaller-sized text Use the larger-sized text Use the very large text