FIRST - Governor of the Territory of Wisconsin: Henry Dodge
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
N 42° 51.590 W 090° 10.728
15T E 730480 N 4749111
Quick Description: Henry Dodge became the first Governor of the Territory of Wisconsin on July 4, 1836.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 8/9/2007 12:00:23 PM
Waymark Code: WM1ZFP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Super_Nate
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"On July 4, 1836, here in Mineral Point, Col. Henry Dodge took the oath of office to become the first Governor of the newly-created Territory of Wisconsin. This Territory, previously attached to Michigan, embraced the vast and important area of what is now the states of Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota and portions of North and South Dakota."
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Date of FIRST: 07/04/1836

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