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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 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 MarkersFirst Swedish Settlers in Wisconsin Historical Marker

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The First Swedish Settlers in Wisconsin Historical Marker is located in the Genoa City Veterans Memorial Park off of County Road H.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/14/2007

last visited: 11/3/2007

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersFrederick Douglass

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Frederick Douglass Marker in Beaver Dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/29/2007

last visited: 11/17/2007

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersMormons in Early Wisconsin

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Mormons in Early Wisconsin Marker at 595 Milwaukee Avenue in Burlington, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LOST_Mom

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/7/2007

last visited: 4/2/2011

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersVAN HISE ROCK

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This outcrop of Baraboo Quartzite is named in honor of UW Professor Charles R. Van Hise (1857-1918), renowned geologist, conservationist and President of the University of Wisconsin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/30/2007

last visited: 7/29/2012

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersAdrian "Addie" Joss

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Adrian "Addie" Joss Marker in Juneau, across the street from Addie Joss Park, in front of Juneau Community Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/29/2007

last visited: 12/24/2011

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersClare A. Briggs-Cartoonist

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Clare A. Briggs keen observation and gentle humor are evident in his cartoons making his work just as enjoyable today as when they first appeared.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/30/2007

last visited: 7/29/2012

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersKingsley Bend Indian Mounds

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Effigy Mound

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jcak1979

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/16/2006

last visited: 8/28/2008

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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 MarkersBernard "Bunny" Berigan (1908-1842)

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Bernard "Bunny" Berigan Marker in Fox Lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/29/2007

last visited: 4/10/2008

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersLake Delton Catastrophe

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Marker recognizing the day in 2008 when the lake drained into the Wisconsin River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 6/7/2010

last visited: 6/2/2013

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersDawn Manor Historical Marker

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Dawn Manor Site of the Lost City of Newport Historical Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 3/17/2007

last visited: 7/29/2012

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersCarroll College - Waukesha, WI

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This marker is located on the Carroll College campus at the corner of N East Ave and College Ave in Waukesha, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/9/2008

last visited: 10/18/2008

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersOld Muskego

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The Old Muskego Marker is located at the intersection of Heg Park Rd and Norway Hill Rd in Waterford, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LOST_Mom

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/8/2007

last visited: 9/21/2013

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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 MarkersStroud Bank

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Brick Building

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jcak1979

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 8/7/2010

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersWisconsin Dells

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scenic Wisconsin Dells

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jcak1979

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/16/2006

last visited: 7/4/2014

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersBirthplace of GTE

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Birthplace of GTE Historical Marker in Krouskop Park at 400 W Sixth St (Hwy 14) in Richland Center

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 4/24/2007

last visited: 4/24/2007

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersAda James 1876 – 1952

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Ada James 1876 – 1952 Historical Marker in Krouskop Park at 400 W Sixth St (Hwy 14) in Richland Center

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 4/24/2007

last visited: 4/24/2007

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersSchwartz Ballroom, The

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The Schwartz Ballroom Marker in Hartford. The address in the list is 700 S. Main St., which does not exist. I almost did not find it. The real address is 150 Jefferson Ave. This is a 2 sided marker with the story continued on the back.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/16/2007

last visited: 9/23/2007

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersThe Dinky

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Fennimore's narrow-gauage steam locomotive

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nolongerlost

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 5/1/2006

last visited: 7/30/2011

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Wisconsin Historical Markers"Kissel"

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"Kissel" Marker in Hartford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/16/2007

last visited: never

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersVillage of Potosi - Potosi, WI

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This marker is located at 108 S Main St in Potosi, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/30/2008

last visited: 7/30/2010

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersNelson Dewey First Governor of Wisconsin - Lancaster, WI

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This marker is located in a cemetery near the corner of Jefferson and Walnut Streets in Lancaster, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/30/2008

last visited: 7/28/2009

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