Over 460 employers have signed the AARP Employer Pledge publicly stating that they value experienced workers and believe in equal opportunities for workers of all ages.Explore the full list here, and see what job openings might await.At one time, Oshkosh was known as the "Sawdust Capital of the World" due to the number of lumber mills in the city, 11 by 1860.
She was known for her business sense, fairness, and influence in the region, with ties to both the Menominee and European communities.After her death, Chevalier was buried in Allouez, Wisconsin.It was the establishment and growth of the lumber industry in the area that spurred development of Oshkosh.Oshkosh was incorporated as a city in 1853, although it had already been designated the county seat, and had a population of nearly 2,800.Menominee, Michigan, and Marinette are sometimes described as "twin cities." Her father was Bertrand Chevalier, a British trader of French Canadian ancestry, who was involved with an early trading post at Green Bay.
Her mother was Lucy, the daughter of a Menominee chief, Wauba-Shish (Great Marten).
It is also were the Wisconsin River meets the mighty Mississippi, which you can see from several overlooks in the area.
This area is also known for its rich history, with records dating back to the 17th century.
Marie Antoinette Chevalier's family moved with her father to Green Bay. Chevalier's husband disappeared during a trading trip.
He took a young trading partner, John Jacobs, whom Marie Antoinette later married. In 1823 John and Marie Antoinette came to the settlement that became known as Marinette. She later married his partner William Farnsworth of the American Fur Company. Marie Antoinette Chevalier Farnsworth continued with the trading post after Farnsworth left the area for the next frontier at Sheboygan.
By 1870, Oshkosh had become the third-largest city in Wisconsin with a population of over 12,000.