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Wisconsin historical markers identify, commemorate and honor the important people, places, and events that have contributed to the state's rich heritage. The Wisconsin Historical Markers Program is a vital education tool, informing people about the most significant aspects of Wisconsin's past.

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersThe Baraboo Range

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A small pulloff just south of Devil's Lake State Park on WI-12.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Cheeseheads

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 3/5/2007

last visited: 3/2/2015

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersZONA GALE

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Zona Gale was the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for drama and in her later years devoted herself to Progressive causes. Visit historic Portage and Zona's marker which was recently erected to the south of Frederick Jackson Turner's marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/23/2007

last visited: 1/12/2011

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersFrederick Jackson Turner

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1861-1932

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jcak1979

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 1/12/2011

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersMarquette

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Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet started the portage (1.28 miles) from here to the Wisconsin River, on June 14, 1673, which led to their discovery of the Upper Mississippi on June 17, 1673 at Prairie du Chien.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 4/22/2007

last visited: 1/13/2011

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersFort Winnebago

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A permanent fort was built on this site, in the autumn of 1828, by the First Regiment of the United States infantry under the command of Maj. David E. Twiggs, later a general in the Confederate Army. This site was destroyed by fire in 1856.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 4/22/2007

last visited: 9/9/2012

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersSOCIETY HILL HISTORIC DISTRICT

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The Society Hill Historic District contains 137 buildings. The district includes the homes of two Pulitzer Prize winners, Zona Gale and Frederick Jackson Turner.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/31/2007

last visited: 7/27/2008

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps

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Civilian Conservation Corps Historical Marker in Devils State Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 4/8/2007

last visited: 7/4/2014

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersJohn Muir Country

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He was father of the National Parks. Founder of the Sierra Club. And while he spent trips exploring other sites, his thoughts would return to Fountain Lake Farm. Fountain Lake Farm to Muir was what Walden Pond was to Thoreau, Sand County to Leopold.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 4/20/2007

last visited: 7/27/2008

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersOld Wade House State Park

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Built by Sylvanus Wade between 1847 and 1851 at a total cost of $300, this "halfway house" became the most important stagecoach stop on the plank road between Sheboygan and Fond du Lac.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/16/2007

last visited: 10/1/2014

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersSheboygan Indian Mound Park

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Sheboygan Indian Mound Park Marker in Sheboygan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: never

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersCole Historic District

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1830s and 1840s

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jcak1979

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/6/2006

last visited: 7/22/2007

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersDowntown Sheboygan Falls Historic District

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Downtown Sheboygan Falls Historic District Marker in Sheboygan Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/26/2007

last visited: never

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersThe Lower Narrows

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One of three major gorges that cut through the 50 mi. circumference of the Baraboo Range. Geologist/president UW WI, Charles R Van Hise commented "I know of no other region in Wisconsin which illustrates so many principles of the science of geology."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 5/6/2007

last visited: 7/4/2014

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersEdward S. Bragg

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Edward S. Bragg marker at a Scenic Overlook N. of Fond du Lac. This Overlook is on the E. side of Lake Winnebago and the W. side of Lake Winnebago can be seen from it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/24/2007

last visited: 9/6/2009

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersPotters' Emigration Society

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In 1849, Thomas Twiggs was sent by the "Potter's Emigration Society" to buy 50,000 acres and equipment for the emigrant farmers. Part of that purchase was land near this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 7/18/2010

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersVeterans of Foreign Wars Post 1230

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Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1230 Marker on Union Ave. in Sheboygan

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: never

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersRingling Brothers Circus

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Baraboo also has Circus World

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jcak1979

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 7/4/2014

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersRevolutionary War Veteran

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Revolutionary War Veteran Marker in Wildwood Cemetery in Sheboygan. This is a 2 sided marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 6/15/2009

last visited: never

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersSeils-Sterling Circus

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Enshrined in the Circus Hall of Fame

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jcak1979

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/6/2006

last visited: 5/30/2009

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersBirthplace of Republican Party

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Much controversy surrounds the location (many states claim this honor) of the "birth" of the Republican part

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jcak1979

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 9/2/2009

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersRipon College

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Ripon College marker in Fond du Lac on Ransom St. in front of East Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/20/2007

last visited: 9/2/2009

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersElkhart Lake Road Race Circuits

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Sports car racing legends Briggs Cunningham, Jim Kimberly, John Fitch, Phil Walters, Fred Wacker and Formula One world champion Phil Hill all raced here and left their mark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 6/4/2007

last visited: 7/27/2007

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersCeresco

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Location of pioneer settlement of Ceresco in Ripon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/20/2007

last visited: 11/17/2007

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersCarrie Chapman Catt

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A national women's suffrage leader

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jcak1979

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 3/4/2015

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersFather Casper Rehrl

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Father Casper Rehrl Marker in Johnsburg. This is kind of an oddity. There are 2 full size markers mounted back to back. The other side is not a Wisconsin Official Marker. The title is "St. John the Baptist Parish".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/30/2007

last visited: 8/17/2009

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