© Photographed July 29, 2017
Erected 1960 by Portage County Historical Society
Roshalt, Portage County, Wisconsin
44° 37.913′ N, 89° 18.576′ W

This site marks the beginning of the village of Rosholt. In 1867, Jens Rasmussen, who came from Lolland, Denmark, purchased land and improved a beaver dam here to furnish power for a grist mill. In 1885 the dam was acquired by John Gilbert Rosholt for a sawmill. A community grew around the sawmill. In 1893 a post office called "Rosholt" was established and in 1907 the village was incorporated.
The marker is located in a field on southbound North Main Street, just south of its intersection with West Forest Street, Rosholt, Wisconsin 54473.

The mill pond behind the marker.

First photographed July 23, 2014.

The marker is located in Rosholt, Wisconsin.

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