Transplanted but not Uprooted: 19th-Century-Immigrants from Hessen-Darmstadt in Wisconsin
Between 1839 and 1860, some 2,000 people from Rheinhessen, one of the three provinces of Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany, emigrated to Wisconsin where they clustered in several counties, especially Milwaukee, Washington, and Sheboygan.
Wisconsin Historical Markers: Saxonia House
KLESSIG family homestead, built in 1854 in Fillmore, Wisconsin.
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