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History of Antigo, Wisconsin, USA

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Antigo, Wisconsin, USA

Antigo, Langlade, WI

The name "Antigo" comes from the Chippewa Indian name for the river that flows through the area, "Nequi-Antigo-sebi" meaning "spring river" or "evergreen."

The city was founded in 1876 by Francis A. Deleglise, accompanied by George Eckart. The city gained its charter in 1883.

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  • The city of Antigo was founded in 1878 by Francis A. Deleglise and George Eckart.

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  • News 1885 - THE FIERY FIEND. THE ANTIGO CONFLAGRATION AND OTHER FIRES.
    Further Particulars of the Big Lumber Fire at Antigo—Matters are Considerably Mixed as to Actual Losses.

    THE ANTIGO FIRE.
    Complete and accurate...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Antigo
    Anti'go, a city, the capital of Langdale co., Wis, 97 miles by rail N.N.W. of Oshkosh, It has 7 churches, 2 banks, 4 newspaper offices, graded...Read MORE...


  • In the early part of the 1900s, Antigo was best known for its sawmills.

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  • Antigo, Wisconsin, USA
    Hotel Butterfield
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  • 1902 - (Antigo) Carnegie library built on the corner of 7th Avenue and Superior Street.

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  • 1916
    Anti'go, a banking city, the capital of Langlade oo., Wis., on the Chicago and Northwestern R., 96 miles NNW. of Oshkosh. It has railroad-shops,...Read MORE...


  • Antigo, Wisconsin, USA
    City Hall
    Postcard
  • Antigo, Wisconsin, USA
    Fidelity Savings Bank
    Postcard
  • News 1942 - Army Flier Killed In Antigo Crash
    Antigo, Wis. - (UP) - The first serious accident since a preliminary glider training school was established here June 1, resulted in the death of...Read MORE...




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Hotel Butterfield
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  • The city of Antigo was founded in 1878 by Francis A. Deleglise and George Eckart.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • News  1885 - THE FIERY FIEND. THE ANTIGO CONFLAGRATION AND OTHER FIRES.
    Further Particulars of the Big Lumber Fire at Antigo—Matters are Considerably Mixed as to Actual Losses.

    THE ANTIGO FIRE.
    Complete and accurate... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Antigo
    Anti'go, a city, the capital of Langdale co., Wis, 97 miles by rail N.N.W. of Oshkosh, It has 7 churches, 2 banks, 4 newspaper offices, graded... Read MORE...

  • In the early part of the 1900s, Antigo was best known for its sawmills.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1902 - (Antigo) Carnegie library built on the corner of 7th Avenue and Superior Street.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1916
    Anti'go, a banking city, the capital of Langlade oo., Wis., on the Chicago and Northwestern R., 96 miles NNW. of Oshkosh. It has railroad-shops,... Read MORE...

  • News  1942 - Army Flier Killed In Antigo Crash
    Antigo, Wis. - (UP) - The first serious accident since a preliminary glider training school was established here June 1, resulted in the death of... Read MORE...

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