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Siren, Wisconsin, USA

Siren is a village in and the county seat of Burnett County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin...

The Ojibwa and the French fur traders were the principal inhabitants of the region in the early nineteenth century.

Swedish immigrants began settling in the area around what is now Siren in the 1880s. Many of them were members of the Evangelical Covenant Church. The first post office was built in 1895 about a mile west of its present location. The first postmaster was Charles F. Segerstrom, and he had the post office in his home. His home was surrounded by lilacs (which were and still are quite abundant in this area). Segerstrom applied with the postal department for a name for this place, choosing "Syren", the Swedish word for "lilac." Presumably the postal department thought this was a misspelling, for on the granted application they put down the spelling as "Siren."...

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  • The first post office in Siren, Wisconsin was built in 1895
    The name ‘Siren’ means lilac. In 1895, Swedish founder Charles P. Segerstrom named the city (originally spelled ‘Syren’) after clumps of lilacs near ...Read MORE...


  • In 1912, when the SOO Line railroad was being built, the Siren post office was moved to a site one mile east.

    http://visitsiren.com/village-of-siren/history/

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  • The first post office in Siren, Wisconsin was built in 1895
    The name ‘Siren’ means lilac. In 1895, Swedish founder Charles P. Segerstrom named the city (originally spelled ‘Syren’) after clumps of lilacs near ... Read MORE...

  • In 1912, when the SOO Line railroad was being built, the Siren post office was moved to a site one mile east.

    http://visitsiren.com/village-of-siren/history/

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