From the Beginning

A timeline of Eau Claire history for the past 150+ years

Where do we start with the story of Eau Claire? The timeline begins even before the city was incorporated in 1872. Here’s a list of more than 250 years’ worth of notable events in the community’s history, based on material from the Chippewa Valley Museum.

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Eau Claire 150th

Eau Claire 150th is presented by:

Market & Johnson
EST. 1948
2350 Galloway St.
Eau Claire, WI

Founding Stories

Founding Stories

Celebrating the respected and long-running local businesses that grew with this community through our 150 years