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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.
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Wisconsin Historical MarkersTragedy of The Siskiwit – Cornucopia, WI

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This historical marker is conveniently located at a wayside rest not far from the artesian well.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: 7/26/2013

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Signs of HistoryCornucopia, Bringing Home the Catch – Cornucopia, WI

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This historical marker tells about the commercial fishing industry in this small town and highlights the four fishing boats that are on display.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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Wisconsin Historical Markers"The Gym” - Herbster, WI

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This historical marker tells about the gymnasium that was built by the WPA in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: 7/30/2013

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Signs of HistoryHokenson Brothers Fishery: Harvesting the Waters – Little Sand Bay, WI

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This historical marker is located near the Hokenson Brothers fishing dock on the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySteamer Sevona Historic Shipwreck: Wisconsin's Maritime Trails — Little Sand Bay, WI

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This historical marker tells about the shipwreck of the steamer “Sevona” and its sinking in 1905.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBayfield Historic Waterfront, Eastern Waterfront / Ferry Dock: Wisconsin's Maritime Trails - Bayfield, WI

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This historical marker is part of the Maritime Trails series and is located on Bayfield’s harbor area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersMadeline Island

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Located at wayside on Hwy 13 north of Washburn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team LightningBugs

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/28/2008

last visited: 8/4/2003

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersSchool Consolidation

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Historical marker near Port Wing

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benron

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 3/25/2010

last visited: 8/2/2003

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersMadeline Island

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At the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team LightningBugs

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/28/2008

last visited: 10/12/2013

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Signs of HistoryEarly Vessels: Wisconsin's Maritime Trails - La Point, WI

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This historical marker tells about the history of the birch bark canoe and is located in the city park just south of the downtown area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBayfield County Courthouse – Washburn, WI

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This historical marker is located on the front lawn of the Bayfield Country Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/15/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySite of First Catholic Church – La Pointe, WI

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This historical plaque marks the spot where the first Catholic church was built on Madeline Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/16/2013

last visited: 7/19/2014

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Signs of HistoryLa Pointe Indian Cemetery – La Pointe, WI

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This historical sign tells about the La Point Indian Cemetery and the burial traditions of these early natives.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/16/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Sprague Well Historical Landmark – Washburn, WI

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This artesian well is historic as well as a great place to fill up the water bottles.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/16/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBank of Washburn,1890 – Washburn, WI

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This historical plaque tells the history of Washburn’s bank.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryWashburn, The Monolith City – Washburn, WI

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This brownstone monolith stands to the right of the historical bank building in downtown Washburn.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryWashburn Lumbering Days / The Hines Lumber Company – Washburn, WI

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This double sided marker tells about the lumber industry that took place in the early days of Washburn’s history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryWashburn Historic Waterfront, Bigelow / Hines Railroad Trestle: Wisconsin's Maritime Trails - Washburn, WI

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This marker is part of the waterfront series and tells about one of the first sawmills in this community.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMichel Cadotte Marker – La Pointe, WI

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This historical marker is fixed to a rock at the site of the French trading post on Madeline Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/16/2013

last visited: never

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersRadisson-Grosseilliers Fort

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Located at Masalowski beach, the Radisson - Groseilliers Fort is the site of the first voyageur-trader outpost camp in 1659.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lost Pilot

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 6/27/2007

last visited: 10/12/2013

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Signs of HistorySchooner Lucerne Historic Shipwreck: Wisconsin’s Maritime Trails - Ashland, WI

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This historical marker tells about the schooner “Lucerne” which sank near here in 1886.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersFleet Admiral William D. Leahy

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William Daniel Leahy was born in Iowa in 1875, and his family soon moved to Wisconsin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/3/2009

last visited: 9/27/2014

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersNorthland College

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Northland College Marker on Ellis Ave. in Ashland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/7/2009

last visited: 10/12/2013

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Signs of HistoryMouth of the Bois Brule River – rural Brule, WI

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This historical marker is located in a picnic area at the mouth of the Brule River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/15/2013

last visited: never

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersThe Bad River

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The Bad River Marker on Hwy 2 in Odanah. The official marker list dated October 2010 lists it as [Marker Removed – Language Obsolete]

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/27/2009

last visited: 8/4/2003

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