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Paperback Forgotten Delavan Book

ISBN: 1467112801

ISBN13: 9781467112802

Forgotten Delavan

(Part of the Images of America: Wisconsin Series)

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When they left New York in 1836, brothers Henry and Samuel Phoenix intended to establish a temperance colony where inhabitants could live a life free from "demon alcohol." They found the perfect location in the Wisconsin Territory and named it Delavan after temperance leader and abolitionist Edward C. Delavan. The Phoenixes purchased 400 acres of land to sell to friends and family back in New York. The population soon boomed thanks to people like...

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