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Nordwestlicher Courier (Newspaper) - April 8, 1896, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin fur und aus affen 1896 Bummer 1 FOND DU LAC Its Past and Present Sixty years ago the Indians at the ground where to-day the city of Fond du Lac spreads its factories stores und fine dent es The first settler at this place Colwert Pier and his wilt In arrived from Sheboygan He received from tlie Fond du Lac land Co of land for his Office in and Dr Darling made great e forts to have the adjoining land nettled as well as his own He gate the county the tract of Utmd where now the Courthouse for tht purpose ing a building thereon Settlers arrived at a ly gate tft in the settlement was c B bet mar bie bu Sac ft tf Smelt acres of ground and last vear a good start was made to have a park tin the shor of Lake aod rated as a village and Dr Darling elected as the first presi- dent the village In 1847 the ion numbered 400 A if In 1 the Countv Courthouse baiH which served for 31 years until lire ended its ness in the year In the was where our w -11 to do d a c tv into 2 citizens reside wards In a strip ot land rods wide was added on the Fond du Luc was the second ty in the States which was lighted electricity gas works having t eeri built us far buck as 1861 In 1888 n sytem of was built furnishes sian water to all parts of the city v ater which is as pi re and wholesome as tl ere can be found in th state Ot public bu Idings the city has a tine Courthouse ei 1882 a beautiful school building a tine school building on Union Street nd one on First t the Jail 1 wo new School buildings will be erected during this year Many miles good paved streets h ve been built in the business part of the city as well ber ten in bem lifer ba bit burd Jt R bet See burd te mtt bet i an bit bie mid bu Cac fa men man nod bie ten Don vt betDen bes men imb ber in bu mar Helmed unb feine Sem Sruber unb beffen im mar ber fiebler in 1838 tarn Tr Don er Cotten unb K feme tit flan bafe er auf bent unb cine Tie HO fur merben r tjatte mi 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