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A fascinating look at 1950 Sheboygan and all the uniquely local things that made life special for Jeanne Huibregtse.Things covered in this fun publication: How did Sheboygan really get its name? Who won the bratwurst eating contest of 1958 and who porch was decorated it with one of the last Japanese elms of 8th Street.

Read about the 1862 Indian uprising, the house Grandpa built, who burned down the shed and what Frank Bessinger did with a 438 pound rock.

Find out the inside story of the YMCA and how truck tires can be used in competitive swimming, how Mayor Bolgert decided which side of the street should be plowed first and why David Garton took a pistol to a sports hero party.

And so much more. Great stories, great photos. A fun read.