Juneau County: Camp Douglas History
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James Douglas established a lumber cutting camp to supply wood-burning locomotives. As a railroad crossroads, Camp Douglas grew into a thriving village. Just north of town, the Wisconsin National Guard bought land for a training camp. Camp Douglas was hit hard by the Great Depression, school consolidation, and big chain stores, but perseveres with a spirit of community.
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