Tag Archives: Central Wisconsin

The Brazeau Family

written by Kathy Engel, SWCHC Librarian Recent donations by South Wood County Historical Corp. board member Nicholas J. Brazeau, Sr. contained the following photographs of Brazeau ancestors who made their home in Grand Rapids, Wis., now Wisconsin Rapids. The first … Continue reading

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Witter History, Family-Style

written by Angelica Engel, Website Coordinator On June 28, 2007, my father and I crashed through underbrush in the woods of Hopkinton, Rhode Island, looking for the grave of Josiah Witter, the (how many greats?) grandfather of Isaac Witter, whose … Continue reading

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Goodbye Forever

written by (Uncle) Dave Engel, LHS 1963, SWCHC Director Emeritus When I left town, I thought it was for good. Late summer 50 years ago, in 1967, I abandoned the Rapids paper mill beater room to motor west from River … Continue reading

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