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Town of Alto, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
  

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Children in Alto's First Reformed Church Cemetery, ca. 1910, courtesy Twilah DeBoer.

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"A picture of our first church, drawn by William Gysbers from the description given to him by his Uncle Garret Gysbers, who at one time lived in the parsonage with his mother." Alto Reformed Church, Alto, Wisconsin, 1855-1955: One Hundredth Anniversary of the First Reformed Church of Alto, Wisconsin, June 19, 1955, Alto, Wis.: The Church, 1955 (State Historical Society of Wisconsin pamphlet collection, 92-4710).

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"Old church Building and School. At present it is doing service as a town hall. Erected in 1856, and served as edifice until 1898." Alto Reformed Church, Alto, Wisconsin, 1855-1955: One Hundredth Anniversary of the First Reformed Church of Alto, Wisconsin, June 19, 1955, Alto, Wis.: The Church, 1955 (State Historical Society of Wisconsin pamphlet collection, 92-4710).

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"Present church." Alto Reformed Church, Alto, Wisconsin, 1855-1955: One Hundredth Anniversary of the First Reformed Church of Alto, Wisconsin, June 19, 1955, Alto, Wis.: The Church, 1955 (State Historical Society of Wisconsin pamphlet collection, 92-4710).

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"The parsonage was erected in 1895, and is still giving service as such." Alto Reformed Church, Alto, Wisconsin, 1855-1955: One Hundredth Anniversary of the First Reformed Church of Alto, Wisconsin, June 19, 1955, Alto, Wis.: The Church, 1955 (State Historical Society of Wisconsin pamphlet collection, 92-4710). [Note: This structure has been moved, and a new parsonage has been constructed. Twilah DeBoer, 12/98]

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The Alto First Reformed Church cemetery, date uncertain, courtesy Twilah DeBoer.


Last updated 5/8/1999 This site represents an ongoing effort to collect information related to the history of the town of Alto. If you have information to share, please contact Bob Schuster by email at rmschust@facstaff.wisc.edu or at 6020 Kristi Circle, Monona, Wisconsin 53716 (608) 221-1421.