Debra Krueger and The Grafton Historical Society are proud to present:
Images of America: Grafton
“In 1838, Timothy Wooden purchased land on the banks of the Milwaukee River and began the settlement that would become Grafton, Wisconsin. Grafton soon became an agricultural and industrial community as the rich “yellow” earth attracted settlers from Germany, Ireland, and England to raise wheat, grazing grasses and garden crops. Those early settlers discovered cast limestone deposits throughout the region, and by 1890, there were nine kilns operated by the Milwaukee Falls Lime Company…”
To learn more about Grafton’s rich history purchase,
Images of America: Grafton!