Pepin County was created by a special act of the Wisconsin Legislature on February 25, 1858; ten years after Wisconsin became a state. Before that, Pepin was part of Dunn County, and before that, part of Chippewa County. The lands including Pepin County were acquired by the Federal government by treaty with the Dakota peoples in 1837.
|The Making of Pepin County||(PowerPoint)|
|The Making of Pepin County||(full text, endnotes, bibliography)|
|History of Pepin County Jail 1858-1985|
|History of the Old Pepin County Courthouse & Washington Square|
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