Camp Hindenburg, Grafton, WI, 1934

Camp Hindenburg, Grafton, Wisconsin

The relatively short history of Grafton, Wisconsin is unique because it comprises pivotal blues recordings at Paramount Records in the 1920s–30s on one hand and, shortly thereafter, a Nazi camp for children in the 1930s–40s on the other. Interestingly, in the wake of recent neo-Nazi protests in the United States, WUWM—the Milwaukee public radio station—this … Continue reading Camp Hindenburg, Grafton, Wisconsin

Weeds

An ordinance in the Town of Belgium, Wisconsin, says homeowners must rid their properties of these weeds: Bull Thistle (Cirsium Vulgaris) Canadian Thistle (Cirsium Arvense) Field Bindweed (Convolvulus Arvensis) Garlic Mustard (Alliaria Petiolata) Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia Esula) Multiflora Rose (Rosa Multiflora) Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum Salicaria) Other unpleasant weeds: Creeping Charlie (Glechoma Hederacea)