NEW DIGGINGS IS AN OLD DIGGINGS
by
Margaret S. Carter

I would like to Thank Margaret S. Carter's Children for granting permission for this publication to be placed on the USGenWeb's Lafayette County Homepage.  It is a great book and one I think you will enjoy reading.  Mrs. Margaret Carter has done a wonderful service to each and everyone of us by putting into words what the People, Place, and Times where like when our ancestors lived in Lafayette County, Wisconsin and the surrounding areas.  

(All bold lettering and underlining is of my doing and NOT in the book!)
This book has been placed on the USGenWeb for your viewing pleasure only! 
DO NOT copy it
as it is still under copyright!

Copyright, 1959
by
Mrs. F. J. Carter

The book , "New Diggings on the Fever 1824-1864" and "New Diggings Is An Old Diggings" is printed as one book.  It can still be purchased from:
Southwest Graphics, Box 96, Darlington, WI  53530  
   1-608-776-4042

. .

.

. . INDEX . . . . .

A

B

C

D E

F

G

H

I

J K L
M N O P Q

R

S

T U V W Y

About the Author  

Forword
Pages - V

Natchez and the "New Diggings"
Pages - 1-5

Early Settlers
Pages 6 - 10

The Indian Wars and "Hard Times"    
Pages 11 - 14

Stagecoach and Tavern Days   (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
Pages 15 - 18

"Cork Hollow" and "English Hollow"  (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
Pages 19 - 21

The Roaring Forties  (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
     
Presbyterian Church
      Methodist Church
      St. Augustine's Church
      Primitive Methodist Church
      Schools
      Masonic Lodge and Cemetery
Pages 22 - 49

Organization of Town and Country  (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
     
The Enterprising Fifties
      Shawnee Cemetery Association
Pages 50 - 58

Civil War Days   (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
Pages 59 - 62

Post War Events - Economic and Social
Leadmine and Aetna
Pages 63 - 71

From Lead to Zinc  (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
Pages 72 - 76

Turn of the Century  (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
Pages 77 - 81

World War I to World War II (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
Pages 82 - 91

New Diggings Today  (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
Pages 92 - 96

Addenda   (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
Pages 97 - 109

Bibliography   (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
Pages 110 - 111

Biographies  (only a few listed on back cover)  (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)

   Lafayette County Homepage

County Coordinator  Dori Leekley

Comments & Suggestions
dleekley@aol.com

© 1997-1999 Dori Leekley

All materials contained on these pages are furnished for your viewing pleasure only! Any commercial use, without the consent of the host/author of these pages is prohibited.