Klondike, Kenosha County, Wisconsin facts for kids

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Klondike is an unincorporated community residential and agricultural community in the town of Brighton, in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, United States.

History

Klondike was first settled in the 19th Century and was formerly known as Klondike Corner. Klondike is centered at Highway 75 and 52nd Street (Kenosha County Highway NN). The Union League Camp facility, which houses an Army Reserve enrichment program, is located on 244th Avenue at 52nd Street in Klondike. Until Sunday, July 20, 1941 when the Union League Club of Chicago took over the site, it had been a communist youth camp called Camp Nitgedeiget (meaning "don't worry" in Yiddish) where the Third Internationale had been sung and a hammer and sickle flag was raised daily.

Coordinates: 42°35′24″N 88°07′10″W / 42.59°N 88.11944°W / 42.59; -88.11944


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