Portage – De Witt Street Pottery 1859 -1863

The Dewitt Street Pottery was the first pottery factory opened in Portage by Farrar and Russell. Portage is a city located in central Wisconsin north west of Madison, the state capitol. In 1673, Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet made the two-mile portage at this location from the Fox River to the Wisconsin River in their quest to reach the Mississippi River.

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