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Appletons wealthy beginnings came across their resource at Lawrence Institute, the collage within the woods, at the Fox River. Rev. Henry Colman and Rev. William Sampson selected the bluff at the river for the positioning of the institute. Amos A. Lawrence donated $10,000, and the development started in July 1848. It used to be with awl and hook that the 1st settlers cleared the land for Lawrence and Appleton. the town was once made from 3 villages: Martin (Grand Chute), Appleton, and Lawesburg. In 1857, the villages joined jointly to shape town of Appleton. Amos tale was once the citys first mayor. Appletons grew at the banks of the Fox River, together with hydroelectricity and paper.

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The corporate had different filling stations on West collage street and North Oneida road. (Image courtesy of the Ken Weiland relatives. ) fifty eight St. Elizabeth medical institution began as an 11-room, 2-story body condo situated at one hundred ten East Fremont highway. The Franciscan Sisters’ first sufferers got here in through horse-drawn wagon. Tom Nooyen used to be the hospital’s first surgical sufferer. In 1900, the medical institution secured an eight-acre donation and equipped a two-story brick facility at the estate. In 1920, the health facility used to be elevated to fifty five beds. (Image courtesy of the Appleton Public Library. ) development of domestic Mutual’s new company place of work at 2401 South Memorial force used to be accomplished in 1963 lower than the management of Gordon Bubolz (pictured), son of corporation founder Julius Bubolz. The mutual coverage corporation originated in 1900 at Julius’s farmhouse close to Seymour, Wisconsin, and later moved to Appleton. In 1986, domestic Mutual was once renamed Secura coverage. this present day, it companions with autonomous brokers throughout 12 states to supply assurance for companies, houses and autos, farms, agribusiness, nonprofits, and targeted occasions. (Image courtesy of SECURA coverage; caption supplied by way of Steve Smits. ) fifty nine Walter Sigl surveys his Sigl Bros. men’s clothes shop in 1947. Walter and Robert Sigl operated the enterprise at 322 West collage street from approximately 1929 until eventually 1954. (Image courtesy of the Joan V. Hurley relations. ) in accordance with Irene Gamsky, Andrew Jimos got here to the US on the age of sixteen, a Greek immigrant. inside 10 years, he had realized English, turn into a citizen of the us, acquired the construction at 203/205 collage street, and married 18-year-old Georgia Andropolis. They made their domestic at 611 East Pacific highway. He contributed to the group as an Outagamie County Board manager and Appleton water commissioner. either Andrew and Georgia Jimos have been one of the founders of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. Jimos’s hat cleaners and shoe-shining shop’s final position was once 227 East university road, pictured right here. (Image courtesy of Jim Krueger. ) 60 Gloudemans division shop, noticeable in those inside and external perspectives, was once positioned in downtown Appleton. the folks posed within the inside comprise, from left to correct, Lee Fischer, Gwen Dittmer, Adelaide Kuberg, Agnes Stein, Loretta Greisbach, Louise Kuether, and Leone Coonen. (Images courtesy of Joan Giuliani. ) sixty one Heid track was once positioned at 215 East collage yet, in 1957, moved to 308 East collage road. Peter Heid validated the company in 1948 and was once joined by means of associate greenback Jensen. (Images and caption courtesy of Paul Heid. ) sixty two Clarence Hinzman all started Appleton Bicycle store on Soldier’s sq. December five, 1939. In 1950, he moved the store to 121 South kingdom road. the inner and external of the store are pictured right here. the store offered Schwinn bicycles, components, and garden mowers, and in addition sharpened ice skates. the internal photo exhibits a clock at the wall that also hangs at the present time. The 1961 external signal had neon tubes working over the letters. Paul Hinzman took over from his father and maintains on this day along with his daughter Gwen and son-in-law Joe Sargeant.

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