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Gazetteer publications are available in the collections
of the State Historical
Society of Wisconsin.

 

 

WISCONSIN GAZETTEERS:
VAN DYNE, WISCONSIN

Town of Friendship, Fond du Lac County

 

WISCONSIN STATE GAZETTEER, 1895-96

VAN DYNE
  A village on the Wis. Central Line and the C. & N. W. Ry., in Friendship township, Fond du Lac county, 8 miles northwest of Fond du Lac, the judicial seat and nearest bank location, and 10 from Oshkosh. Exp., Am. and National. Tel., W. U. Population 200. Oscar Fossum, postmaster.

Barre Rev H (Lutheran).
Crowley F, blacksmith.
Fossum Oscar, Railroad and Express Agent.
Gallagher W J, propr Tremont Hotel.
Hansen H F, grain elevator.
Hasley J, cheese mnfr.
Kind John, general store and hotel.
Kortemeyer Rev S (Methodist).
Krohn Rev C (Methodist).
Leichtfuss August, blacksmith.
Pfeiffer C & Son, cheese mnfrs.
Reck Rev Wm (Lutheran).
Scheller Henry, cheese mnfr.
Schmidt A, cheese mnfr.
Schulz Rev J (Lutheran).
Tremont Hotel, W J Gallagher propr.
Watson Bros, general store.
Zwicky Wm, cheese mnfr.

 

WISCONSIN STATE GAZETTEER, 1919-20

VANDYNE
  Population 130. A village on the M., St. P. & S. Ste. M.  and the C. & N. W. Rys., in Friendship township, Fond du Lac county, 8 miles northwest of Fond du Lac, the judicial seat, and 10 from Oshkosh with both of which places it is connected by electric railway. Has a bank and Lutheran church. Linda M. Disch, postmaster.

DISCH LINDA M, Postmaster
Ford F, r r and exp agent
Fuller & Goodman Co, lumber
Kind John, general store
Klug C H, general store
Kraemer Henry, hotel
Vandyne [sic] Creamery
VanDyne State Bank (capital $15,000), John Wildenberg pres, Frank Stopper cashr


Last updated 6/19/1999

This site represents an ongoing project to document the history of the village of Eldorado. 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.