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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)

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

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