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1 Rock Aqua Jays 2002 National Water Ski Show Championships program
2 Rock County Citizens for Peace October 2000 Report
3 Rock County Courthouse (Janesville) - History Original was constructed in 1842. Started in January, completed in December(source: JANESVILLE FIRE DEPT. SOUVENIR). Burned down in 1858 or 1859 (source for 1858: JANESVILLE GAZETTE, 12/30/71; source for May 22, 1859: JANESVILLE FIRE DEPT. SOUVENIR, p. 162). The second courthouse was openedin 1870 (source: JANESVILLE FIRE DEPT. SOUVENIR, p. 163) and closed December 1955 (source: Rock County Historical Society). Demolished, March 7, 1957 (source: GAZETTE, 3/7/57). Third one opened January 1959 and is now in use(source: Rock County Historical Society).
4 Rock County History Van Allen, Matthew (1824- ), p. 840;Van Galder, Sammuel Clark (1835- ), p. 840;Van Hoosear, David (1820- ), p. 850;Van Kirk, W. T, p. 727;Van Matre, W. N. (1851- ), p. 768-769;Van Tassel, Cornelius (1816- ), p. 888-889;Vandercook, S. H., p. 850;Vanhise, William H. (1829- ), p. 867-868;Veeder, Garret (1812- ), p. 727.
5 Rock River SEE ALSO Bridges; Centerway Dam
6 Youth (Alcohol use) Parents, what message will you send this spring? (editorial)
7 Janesville (WI) c. 1927 photo of snow-covered trees in Janesville.
8 Salvation Army (Janesville) Auxiliary sale
9 Rock County Historical Society
10 Parks (Janesville)


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