Category Archives: Sussex

Stephen Stone Tavern aka Boots’ Tavern, and Peace & Plenty Saloon

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  Stephen Stone Tavern aka Boots’ Tavern, and Peace & Plenty Saloon Note: Most of the Sussex Brewery’s sales went through the Boots-owned tavern that stood where Sussex Auto, N64 W23936 Main St., is today. In August 1857 it was called the Stone Tavern. Note: A Democratic Assembley District convention…will be held at the Stone Tavern, in the town of… Read more »

PROHIBITION COMES TO WAUKESHA, LISBON AND LANNON

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PROHIBITION COMES TO WAUKESHA, LISBON AND LANNON By Fred H. Keller From the early settlers onward in Waukesha County and more particularly the Town of Lisbon there was always a need for alcoholic beverages. Lisbon did its part by being a hot bed of barley and hop growers to facilitate the beer production in the nearby City of Milwaukee. Barley… Read more »

The Taverns and Stages of Early Waukesha County, Wisconsin with particular emphasis on those in the Town of Lisbon

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Taverns, politics, entertainment & politics Posted: Sept. 12, 2011, Living Lake Country Reporter   In the mid 1850s, as people were moving west to stake their claims for land on which to homestead, there were many business establishments called “taverns.” More often than not, they were not taverns as we think of them today, but served as stopping places for… Read more »