1844 – Sauk County Officials Elected

On this snowy evening in Sauk County, a group of men gathered at the Upper Sauk abode of Joshua Abbott to hold an election. Abbott’s home served as the county’s first hotel, tavern, and the county court house. On this evening, Abbott was elected Sheriff. To see what pioneer life was like in Sauk Co. at the time, see by an early settler. [Source: ]