How did Fremont WI get its name?
It was cold and drafty during the school season. The school received it name due to a colony of beavers that were building a dam in the area. Jacob Steiger purchased the old log building for $20.00 and then turned around and sold the timber to the Town of Fremont for the new building.
What does Weyauwega stand for?
Weyauwega, Wisconsin is pronounced Y-O-Wega. Did the name originate from the Indians and means “Here We Rest” or “Today”?
What does the word Waupaca mean?
“ Waupaca ” is an Menominee word, Wāpahkoh, which means Place of Tomorrow Seen Clearly. The first white settlers, five men from Vermont, came to Waupaca looking for “the falls” in 1849.