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Local history takes root

6:27 PM, Jul. 27, 2013
This photograph of society officers was taken on June 14, 1930 at the marker dedication of the Webster Stanley House, First House Built in Oshkosh -1836. From left to right: George Overton - Vice President; Arthur Kannenberg - Chairman, Markers Committee; R.J. Barnes - President; Ellis Roberts - Recording Secretary; Herman Hollub - Markers Committee This marker still stands and can be viewed today at the end of Bowen Street near the Fox River.
This photograph of society officers was taken on June 14, 1930 at the marker dedication of the Webster Stanley House, First House Built in Oshkosh -1836. From left to right: George Overton - Vice President; Arthur Kannenberg - Chairman, Markers Committee; R.J. Barnes - President; Ellis Roberts - Recording Secretary; Herman Hollub - Markers Committee This marker still stands and can be viewed today at the end of Bowen Street near the Fox River.
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The year was 1919. World War I had just come to an end with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on June 28 of that year and American lives were beginning to a sense of normalcy. Excitement was brewing because the war had ended, automobiles were becoming more accessible and street cars made getting around town much easier.

That autumn, the Green Bay Packers, founded by Curly Lambeau and sponsored by the Indian Packing Company, went 10-1 in their first season playing Wisconsin and Michigan based teams. They allowed only six points total in their first 10 games before losing to the Beloit Fairies ...

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