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Jefferson Prairie Historic Marker

Jefferson Prairie Historic Marker | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Judge Chester R. Christensen, Rock County Judge, speaking at the dedication ceremony of the Jefferson Prairie Settlement historical marker. Seated behind him are other speakers at the ceremony. From left to right: Reverend E.B. Burtness, Capron Lutheran church, Reverend Marcus Lewis, Luther Valley church, Einar Hammer, president of Region 5 of Sons of Norway, Reverend O.M. Skindrud, Jefferson Prairie church, Reverend Olaf Lysnes (obscured by Judge Christensen speaking), Raymond S. Sivesind, supervisor of historic sites and markers, and Professor Robert Richardson of Beloit College. The group of men are sitting and standing on a trailer parked near the marker.
DESCRIPTION
Judge Chester R. Christensen, Rock County Judge, speaking at the dedication ceremony of the Jefferson Prairie Settlement historical marker. Seated behind him are other speakers at the ceremony. From left to right: Reverend E.B. Burtness, Capron Lutheran church, Reverend Marcus Lewis, Luther Valley church, Einar Hammer, president of Region 5 of Sons of Norway, Reverend O.M. Skindrud, Jefferson Prairie church, Reverend Olaf Lysnes (obscured by Judge Christensen speaking), Raymond S. Sivesind, supervisor of historic sites and markers, and Professor Robert Richardson of Beloit College. The group of men are sitting and standing on a trailer parked near the marker.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:123232
Creation Date:May 16 1952
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Clinton
County:Rock
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Historical markers file, 1949-2003
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:1975/191, Box 4, Fldr 34
Original Dimensions:7 x 5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Information from "Janesville Daily Gazette" clipping, May 17, 1952 and from dedication program.
SUBJECTS
Monuments
Trailers
Historic sites
Rites and ceremonies
Men
Outdoor photography
Plaques, plaquettes
Microphones
Automobiles
Judges
Trees
Coats
Hats
Neckties
Suits (Clothing)
Chairs
Public speaking

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