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Baraboo, a group as certain as its identify, had an identical beginnings as many different southern Wisconsin cities--but its improvement through the nineteenth century set it aside. beginning in 1839, a number of dams have been outfitted alongside the Baraboo River rapids and a customary mill city shaped. Baraboo's inhabitants started to upward push whilst it turned the county seat in 1846. With the coming of the railroad in 1871, the village doubled in dimension inside a decade. The railroad additionally introduced publicity to the within reach normal great thing about Devil's Lake, expanding tourism considerably. Baraboo's maximum declare to popularity all started while the Ringling Brothers demonstrated a circus there in 1884. America's biggest circus company, Ringling Brothers made Baraboo their wintry weather domestic each year till 1918.

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