Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society, Inc.

Search this site and our local communities. Wisconsin History Search Only

You may now join, or renew your SLAHS membership using your PayPal account, credit, or debit card.

Please use the following link to make a secure on-line payment.

Home
About Us
Search this site
History
Genealogy
Museum
Membership
Monetary Donations

Artifact Donations

Buy A Brick Donation

Fundraiser Letter

Notable Links
Antiqibles
Index to Wisconsin Brewery and Related Articles
   
 

Index to Year 2013

Pages from the Past

by Fred H. Keller

Posted: Living Sussex Sun, October, 2013


Posted: October 23, 2013

1913 100 years ago

Among a vast collection of old photos recently downloaded to the new Waukesha County Historical Society are pictures of Lisbon pioneer farmers, Rodger Ainsworth and Elisha Pearl.

The movie now showing at the Waukesha Colonial Theater is "The Last Day of Pompeii" and a second feature, "Quo Vadis."

In Waukesha, a 14-year-old boy is arrested for horse thieving.

1963 50 years ago

Miss Patricia Prag, daughter of Town Line Road Prag family, married Theodore Tetzlaff of downtown Sussex recently.

Two good sized elm trees were cut down by the Village of Sussex on Elmwood Avenue because of Dutch Elm infection. At one time, every lot on Elmwood had a curbside elm tree, but they are fast disappearing.

The Sussex Zion Evangelical Church (today, it's the United Church of Christ on Town Line Road) will celebrate their 75th anniversary on Oct. 27.

1988 25 years ago

Hamilton is considering asking the electorate to fund a school swimming pool. Lisbon is considering the possible position of town administrator.

A new bridge has been built over the Sussex Creek on Clover Drive, with three big culverts.

Mike Egle of Sussex has become an Eagle Scout, thus an Egle-Eagle.

A 1987 Hamilton High honors student has painted two rooms in the Sussex Pauline Haas Library for his Eagle Scout project.

2003 10 years ago

Lannon has approved three new sets of bleachers at the Joeck's and Schneider ball fields on Lannon Road. The cost is near $9,000.

The recent scare on the Bug Line, an accusation of rape, has been admitted to being a made-up story. It never happened. Charges of obstruction of justice are pending.

Longtime Sussex resident Larry Drahos bowled a 700 recently.

Lisbon votes to go with a full time fire chief. The town chairman is Gerald Schmitz.

2008 Five years ago

Jim McLoone, founder of the Sussex Sun and owner of the Lake Country Reporter, has been named to the Milwaukee Media Hall of Fame. After 30 years of ownership he sold to Journal Communications in 1990.

A roundabout is being put in at Willow Springs. Lannon trustee Jerry Newman is part of the project, and is insisting that local Lannon Stone is used in the central core.

 


Home / About Us  / Membership / Search this site

Copyright Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society, Inc., , 2002 - 2016, Except as noted: All documents placed on the SLAHS.org website remain the property of the contributors, who retain publication rights in accordance with US Copyright Laws and Regulations. In keeping with our policy of providing free information on the Internet, these documents may be used by anyone for their personal research. They may be used by non-commercial entities, when written permission is obtained from the contributor, so long as all notices and submitter information are included. These electronic pages may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit. Any other use, including copying files to other sites, requires permission from the contributors PRIOR to uploading to the other sites. The submitter has given permission to the SLAHS.org website to store the file(s) for free access. Such permission may be revoked upon written notice to the SLAHS.org website webmaster. Website's design, hosting, and maintenance are donated by Website Editor & Webmaster: Michael R. Reilly (Mike)