Weston Township Community

Clark County, Wisconsin





First Christie, Clark Co., Wisconsin Post Office and Postmasters




Weston Rapids






In Nov. 1856, the towns of Levis and Weston were created, they being the second and third towns of the county, respectively. Levis was named for Mahlon Levis and Weston was named for Samuel F. Weston, each a prominent man in his town.




Christie Horse-Racing


April 17, 1875: Union Free High School Ė a proposition the Town of Weston should not turn down. On the 19th of April they will vote for or against this school. By all means vote for it! You can educate your children at home and not worry about their being out nights in the city. The town will save over $1,000 every year in high school tuition. The state pays about $1,600 to this school every year, and the state pays a certain percent for its construction. It will not raise your taxes over $2 on 40 acres. Clark Co. Press




Christie Barn Dance




October 1894, a noble deer, with large and beautiful antlers, was shot in West Weston, Will Klopf shot at him three times, Doc. Pitcher four times and Chas. Servaty twice. Although Docís bullet did the deed, Klopf got the head and horns, which he had mounted by John Lambert of Taylor. It arrived the other day, looks lifelike and is a beautiful ornament.




Mrs. D. H. Robinson, at Westonís Rapids, has for sale 12 swarms of bees and some cows.




June 1899: Rudolph Spranger, of the Town of Weston, last Friday contributed 25 large shining dollars toward paying the salary of a game warden in this district.  The donation was made at the suggestion of Justice of the Peace MacBride, who deemed that a sufficient penalty be ensued for the unlawful use of a dip net in a neighboring trout stream.  Violators of the Fish and Game laws are being rounded up all over the state.




April 15, 1920: Wm. Hurlburt and Dan Turville, of East Weston, are two of about the sweetest men in these parts now, having been in the sugar business for the last two weeks. They both keep their mustaches shaved off while handling so much syrup and we never knew before the handsome men they were.

Willis Armitage and wife were the first to venture out on the roads with a car from the Town of Weston this spring. We donít know how far they went, but they were still moving when they went past Panther Creek.



Our Churches



Immanuel Lutheran at Globe

Weston Twp., Clark Co., Wisconsin



Globe Immanuel Lutheran


1882-1999; Centennial Celebration

1944 Confirmation Class

2007 - 125th Anniversary

2009 - New Addition Dedication

2010 - Church Thanks Susan Schwark


Methodist Evangelical Church


M. E. (Methodist Evangelical) at Christie, Wisconsin


Christie, WI--M. E. Church Dedication

M. E. Church Pictures



Changing Times



October 1867


There are 70 voters in the Town of Weston.  Clark County contains 648 children over four years of age and under twenty-one. The total number is apportioned as follows: Pine Valley 18, Lynn 112, Weston 157, Loyal 85, Levis 62 and Mentor 47.


April 1868


We have been informed that the post office at Weston Rapids is to be discontinued and one established at the Lumbermenís Hotel, to be called Staffordville. W. H. Race is to be the postmaster.


November 1873


A petition was presented to the County Board for detaching townships 26 and 27, range 3 west from the Town of Weston and adding them to the Town of Eaton.


November 1882


The Board of Supervisors has appropriated $2,000 to assist the Town of Weston to build an iron bridge across Black River on the road leading west from Robert Christieís.  Supervisor Harriman informs us that the probable cost will be $3,000 and that an excellent location for the bridge has been found.  


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