Nostalgia – September 2020

Nostalgia – September 2020

What’s In an Appleton Street Name? by Gwen Hinz Sargeant Have you ever driven, bicycled, or walked around Appleton and wondered, “Where did that street name come from?” Appleton is made up of an extensive network of streets and avenues.  To understand how...
Nostalgia – April 2020

Nostalgia – April 2020

Appleton’s Hydroelectric Heritage by Gwen Hinz Sargeant The North Island is home to a hydroelectric jewel—the Vulcan Replica. At the bottom of the Lawe Street hill, a bridge leads south across the Fox River to Grand Chute Island, now known as the North Island. The...