In Portage County Wisconsin
This section is about the Polish experience in Portage County Wisconsin. To begin this section consider purchasing our book "Native Realm". Next take a tour of the Portage County's primary area of Polish settlement in the 1800's.
- Polish Heritage Hwy -- Hwy 66 has been designated as Polish Heritage Highway.
- Polish Heritage Trail -- A guided tour of the early settlements of Polish immigrants.
- Poland to Portage County -- a brochure developed by the Polish Awareness Society for an exhibit they sponsored at our Synagogue Museum several years ago.
- Tour of Portage County -- a general tour of the county.
- Professor Waclaw Soroka's work, "Polish Immigration to the United States", will provide much of the background material for this section.
- Polish Farmers -- Taken from "A Standard History of Portage County 1919".
- Kaszuby Region -- Adeline Sopa's article on the origins of the first Polish Immigrants to Portage County. (Several large graphics).
For a complete listing of Church Histories.
- Early Churches -- reminders of home.
- St. Martin's -- a brief history of this Ellis Catholic Church. (We have a more complete history of this parish. It will be uploaded in the future.)
- St Peter's -- this parish is the best documented Catholic Church in the county with histories for its first 50 years, 75 years, and 100 years.
- Sacred Heart -- Actually a history of Polonia taken from our publication Native Realm.
- St. Casimir's -- established in 1871 it is the 3rd or 4th Catholic parish in Portage County.
Visit our Biographies section for a complete listing.
- Driving map of Kashubia Region.