The Wisconsin Town That Didn’t Learn English for Five Generations

From Mental_Floss by Arika Okrent:

“In 1837 an Irishman from New York named John Hustis bought a plot of land 50 miles north of Madison, Wisconsin, and founded the town of Hustisford. For a few years, the town spoke English, the language of the Irish and English families who got there first. Then came the Germans.”

http://mentalfloss.com/article/13026/wisconsin-town-didnt-learn-english-five-generations

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