Burlington, Wisconsin

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Burlington is a city in Racine and Walworth counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, with the majority of the city located in Racine County.wikipedia
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Burlington (town), Wisconsin

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For example, around 1830, a small Potawatomi village stood in what is now the Town of Burlington, though it wasn't larger than the present-day city.
The City of Burlington is located mostly within the town.

Racine County, Wisconsin

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Burlington is a city in Racine and Walworth counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, with the majority of the city located in Racine County.

Walworth County, Wisconsin

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Burlington is a city in Racine and Walworth counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, with the majority of the city located in Racine County.

Fox River (Illinois River tributary)

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The earliest certain European presence in what is now Burlington was in the fall of 1799, when a group of French explorers and missionaries led by Francis Morgan de Vereceones made a portage from the Root River to the Fox River, reaching the Fox at approximately Burlington's present location.
The Fox River rises in the Halbach Swamp, 1 mi southeast of the community of Colgate, Wisconsin and flows past Brookfield, Waukesha, Big Bend, Waterford, Rochester, Burlington, Wheatland, Silver Lake and Wilmot, for a total of 84 mi in Wisconsin.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite)

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From 1844 to 1850, the town of Voree, just to the west of Burlington, was the headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite), one of many sects founded during the LDS succession crisis following the death of Latter Day Saint movement founder Joseph Smith.
The Strangite church is headquartered in Voree, Wisconsin, just outside Burlington, and accepts the claims of James Strang as successor to Smith.

Beaver Island (Lake Michigan)

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Although James Strang's group relocated to Beaver Island, Michigan in 1850, his parents remained in Voree.
His group initially settled in Voree, Wisconsin Territory, in 1844, establishing a community there that remains to this day and is an unincorporated community within the town of Burlington, Wisconsin.

Burlington Catholic Central High School

Catholic Central High School
Catholic Central High School in Burlington, Wisconsin, United States, is a private, Catholic, co-educational high school in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

William P. Lyon

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One of the first teachers was William P. Lyon, later a Justice of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin.
He moved in 1850 to Burlington and formed a law partnership in Racine County.

Burlington Area School District

Burlington is now served by the Burlington Area School District.
The Burlington Area School District (BASD) is a school district in the U.S. state of Wisconsin that serves Burlington and the surrounding area.

Gateway Technical College

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A campus of the Gateway Technical College is also in Burlington.
The school, later known as the Racine Technical Institute, opened satellite campuses in Burlington, Union Grove, and Waterford in 1967.

Wisconsin Highway 142

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State Trunk Highway 142 (STH 142, commonly known as Highway 142 or WIS 142) is a mostly rural highway connecting Burlington with Kenosha.

Maurice L. Ayers

S. Ayres''', (December 4, 1819 – June 11, 1884 ) was an American banker, farmer, hotelier and politician from Burlington, Wisconsin, who served a single term as a Free Soil Party member of the Wisconsin State Assembly from Racine County.

WBSD

WBSD (89.1 FM - http://www.wbsdfm.com/) is a high school radio station owned by the Burlington Area School District and operated by the staff and students of Burlington High School.
WBSD (89.1 FM) is a high school radio station licensed to serve Burlington, Wisconsin, US.

Charles Edward Barns

He is found in the 1870 and 1880 Censuses of Burlington, Wisconsin enumerated in a household of five children and youths, a housekeeper and a domestic servant.

Voree, Wisconsin

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From 1844 to 1850, the town of Voree, just to the west of Burlington, was the headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite), one of many sects founded during the LDS succession crisis following the death of Latter Day Saint movement founder Joseph Smith.
The historical society at nearby Burlington has erected a monument at Voree to commemorate the Strangite settlement there.

Wisconsin Highway 36

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WIS 36 begins at its intersection with WIS 120, and travels in a general northeasterly direction to an intersection with WIS 11 in Burlington.

Gregory Itzin

Greg Itzin
When he was in sixth grade, his family moved to Burlington, Wisconsin, where his father was mayor.

Burlington Municipal Airport (Wisconsin)

Burlington Municipal Airport
Burlington Municipal Airport (KBUU) serves Burlington and surrounding communities.
Burlington Municipal Airport, is a public use airport located 1 mi northwest of the central business district of Burlington, a city, in Racine County, Wisconsin, United States.

Burlington Liars' Club

Since 1929, Burlington has also been the home of the Burlington Liars' Club.
The club, located in Burlington, Wisconsin, has been bestowing the award since 1929, when two freelance reporters made up a story about handing out a medal for the year's best lie and sent it out for publication.

Caleb P. Barns

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As a young man, Caleb Barns moved to Wisconsin Territory, settling in Burlington, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Highway 83

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Outside of the town of Wheatland, WIS 83 turns northwest from WIS 50, crossing into Racine County and then heading into the city of Burlington as South Pine Street.

Tony Romo

The Romos later returned to Burlington, Wisconsin, where Ramiro would become a carpenter and construction worker and his wife, Joan, would be a grocery-store clerk.