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"History of Northern Wisconsin, 1881"

Fall Creek

(-as transcribed from page 342)

Fall Creek is a smart little place of nearly 200 inhabitants, situated on Chicago, St. Paul & Minneapolis Railroad at the crossing of Fall Creek, and ten miles from Eau Claire. Bartz Bros. & Zemple, J. Jacobson & Co., have large general stores. Cargall & Van Valkenburgh, Semmermeyer & Sidell are grain dealers. C. J. Lessnor & Bro. and August Seigler deal in hardware. Julius Kaplin in boots and shoes. William Nierbuhr in furniture. Mrs. Otto in millinery. Gottleib Stolp grocer,and Ernst Brunski in harness. Thiel & E. Gessner have a saw mill, and John G. Miller a grist mill. Albert Lidigin and Frederick Voechting have each wagon-making shops, and E. R. Cone, J. W. Dagner and E. Zenke, have blacksmith shops. H. Mettelstadt conducts the hotel and William Stolp and Henry Tarber have hotels and saloons combined. Ed. Wise and Kapplin & Henning have saloons. Thiel S. Gessner deals in agricultural implements.

The surrounding country being very productive gives good support to the business interests of the place.

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