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Saving Yesteryear

Saving Yesteryear is the publisher and seller of De Pere of Yesteryear

Mary Kay Whitbeck-Milquet and Dan Milquet spent years researching the pioneers, individuals, families and businesses that helped shape early De Pere into what it is today. Mary Kay's historical articles were featured in the De Pere Journal from May 2003 - December 2006. 

The Victor & Elizabeth Van Gemert Family

History & Genealogy

De Pere of Yesteryear blends historical accounts of De Pere life and genealogical information related to featured families. including those of Armstrong, Bingham, Bowring, Call, Clermont, Collette, Dickinson, Dunham, Handeyside, Hopkins, Hunt, Hurd, Jackson, Jones, Laborde, Lawe, Lee, Lenfestey, Mailer, Marsh, McGeehan, Merrill, Outhwaite, Pratsch, Reid, Sharp, Smith, Stewart and more.

Great Gift Ideas!

De Pere Enthusiasts

A must have for De Pere history buffs and genealogists.

De Pere Businesses & Schools

Add a local touch to your history class, reception area, or office.


De Pere of Yesteryear is a great Thank You, Never Forget Your Hometown, or 

Welcome to Your New Home gift for clients.


De Pere of Yesteryear - Volume I


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Details: New, 8.5" x 11", 282-pages, paperback

ISBN 10: 0978953002 / ISBN 13: 9780978953003

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