Category Archives: Pages from the past

Pages from the Past – October 2013

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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… Read more »

Pages from the Past – April 2013

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Pages from the Past by Fred H. Keller Posted: Living Sussex Sun, April 3, 2013 Posted: April 11, 2013 100 years ago – Week of April 10, 1903 The Panama Canal opens for international shipping. A. L. Greengo, a prominent farmer on Woodside Road in Lisbon, went to the University of Wisconsin’s annual Short Course Agricultural Banquet reliving attending the… Read more »

Pages from the Past – August 2013

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Pages from the Past by Fred H. Keller Posted: Living Sussex Sun, 2013 August 21, 2013 1913 — 100 years ago Robert Jones, a fancy poultry hobbyist in Lannon has died of acute bladder trouble that came on suddenly. He was a talented paving stone cutter. Young Walter Haass suffered a severe hand accident as he caught his hand in… Read more »

Pages from the Past – December 2013

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Pages from the Past by Fred H. Keller Posted: Living Sussex Sun, December 3, 2013 1963 — 50 years ago Glenn Davis who is running for 9th District U.S. Representative to the House addressed the Lisbon GOP to get their endorsement. The Wis. State Supreme Court is listening to the counter claims of the Hamilton School District and the Village… Read more »

Pages from the Past – Top Stories of Year 2013

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A look back on the year’s top stories of 2013 Posted: Dec. 23, 2013, Living Sussex Sun January · Brookfield developer Arthur Sawall outlines to Village officials his plans to develop a multiuse residential and retail complex at the corner of Waukesha Avenue and Main Street, the site of the former Mammoth Springs Cannery Co., including rerouting portions of the… Read more »

Pages from the Past – June 2013

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Pages from the Past by Fred H. Keller Posted: Living Sussex Sun, June, 2013 Posted: June 11, 2013 100 years ago — June 12, 1913 Wisconsin defeated a suffrage vote in the state for the right to allow women to vote in the presidential election by a majority of 92,000 voters. In Major League Baseball, the two Philadelphia teams are… Read more »

Pages From The Past – September 2012

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Pages from the Past by Fred H. Keller Posted: Living Sussex Sun, September 5, 2012 100 years ago – Week of Sept. 5, 1912 Butter is 25 cents a pound, wheat 99 cents a bushel and corn 77 cents a bushel. The Prohibitionist Party is planning a political campaign in Waukesha County this fall. R.H. Gumz of Lannon has been… Read more »

Pages From The Past – October 2012

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Pages from the Past by Fred H. Keller posted Living Sussex Sun, October, 2012 Posted: Oct. 17, 2012 100 years ago – Week of Oct. 17, 1912 The hilltop Union/Nelson Cemetery on Townline Road and Schlei Road that served Colgate and northwestern Menomonee Falls only had two burials in 1912. The first was James Lounsbury, 75, who died July 28,… Read more »