Village of Cooksville Historical Marker
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus
N 42° 50.106 W 089° 14.184
16T E 317224 N 4744929
Quick Description: The Village of Cooksville Historical Marker is located at 11204 Church St in Cooksville, WI
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 11/13/2007 6:43:49 PM
Waymark Code: WM2K1C
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Cheeseheads
Views: 58

Long Description:
Cooksville consists of two villages: Cooksville platted in 1842 and Waucoma platted in 1846. John and Daniel Cook settled here in 1840, establishing Cooksville on the Badfish Creek, where a sawmill was soon constructed. Dr. John Porter of Massachusetts laid out Waucoma east of Cooksville. The two villages were settled by people from New England, New York, the British Isles, and, later, Norway. But the village, known as Cooksville because of the post office’s location, was by-passed by railroads in the 1860s, becoming “the town that time forgot.”

Erected 1996
County: Rock

Location: Building

MarkerID: 342

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