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Devil's Chair, 1910.

Devil's Chair, 1910.
 
Chisago Census Information
 
Estab:  September 1, 1851
Parent Counties:  Washington, Ramsey
 
 
 
Chisago county with county seat
 

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Chisago County

WYOMING Township, organized in 1858, derived its name from the Wyoming Valley in Luzerne County, Pa., which is traversed by the North Branch of the Susquehanna River. A colony from that region settled in the western part of this township in 1855, and the eastern part had been earlier settled by Swedes. The city of Wyoming, sections 17 to 20, located on West Branch of the Sunrise River, was platted in 1869, the next year after the completion of the St. Paul and Duluth Railroad, and ten years later the branch from Wyoming to Taylors Falls was built. The post office was established in 1856; the Tombler Hotel built in 1855 burned in 1876 and was rebuilt; other early businesses included a patent medicine manufacturer.

This name, given also to the Territory of Wyoming, organized in 1868 and admitted to the Union as a state in 1890, is from the language of the Delaware or Lenape Indians, formerly a large branch of the Algonquian stock, signifying "large plains," "extensive meadows."

 

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