Shawano County, WI Summer Camps

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Shawano, WI 54166

Camp Type:
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Camp Tekawitha

Shawano, WI
Camp Type:
Residential Camp
Gender:
Coed
 
 
Shawano, WI
Camp Type:
Residential Camp
Gender:
Coed
 


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Shawano County Fairgrounds According to the U.S. Census Bureau , the county has a total area of 909 square miles , of wh.


About Shawano County, WI

Shawano County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin . As of 2000, the population was 40,664. Its county seat is Shawano .

Its name is from a modified Ojibwa term meaning "southern;" A Menominee chief named Sawanoh led a band that lived in the area. Many citizens of Shawano believe the lake, county, and city , were named after Chief Sawanoh. A historical marker placed in 1958 near the lake along Highway 22 states the lake was named as the southern boundary of Chippewa territory. Various historical recordings of the spelling of Shawano include: Sawanoh, Shawanaw, Sharuno, Shabin, Savannah, Savanah... which show the influence of French, German, and English translation . Similar differences in spelling have been seen in the following versions: Mahican/Mahikan/Maikens tribe or Mohecan/Morhican/Mohican tribe, all referring to the same Algonquian-speaking people. James Fenimore Cooper wrote a popular novel entitled The Last of the Mohicans but the people have survived his fears of their ending. The federally recognized Stockbridge-Munsee Community , whose ancestors traditionally lived in the East along the Hudson River Valley , is located in Shawano County in the towns of Bartelme , and Red Springs . The county was settled by European Americans primarily from the mid-nineteenth century on, including many German , and later, Polish immigrants . They developed the county for agricultural uses. Before...


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