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Waukesha

(wô`kĭshô), city (1990 pop. 56,958), seat of Waukesha co., SE Wis., on the Fox River; inc. 1896. It is an industrial center in a dairy area. Waukesha was a stop on the Underground RailroadUnderground Railroad,
in U.S. history, loosely organized system for helping fugitive slaves escape to Canada or to areas of safety in free states. It was run by local groups of Northern abolitionists, both white and free blacks.
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; after the Civil War it became a health resort. Its bottled waters are shipped widely. Manufactures include dairy and food-processing equipment, marine hardware, engines, bearings, castings, rubber products, and electronic equipment. Carroll College is there. Native American mounds are preserved in the city's Cutler Park.
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