Silver Mine Ski Jump Historical Marker
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus
N 44° 45.385 W 091° 34.812
15T E 612375 N 4956872
Quick Description: Silver Mine Ski Jump Historical Marker in Wayside off Hwy 85 1/2 mile west of junction with Hwy 37 west of Eau Claire
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 5/24/2007 7:28:23 PM
Waymark Code: WM1K63
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Cheeseheads
Views: 92

Long Description:
"Dominating the vicinity, the Silver Mine Ski Jump is 351 feet above the Chippewa River and is considered one of the largest ski jumps in the country. Built by the Eau Claire Ski Club in 1969, this jump replaces another built in 1887, at the nearby site of Big Heart Silver Mine. The Eau Claire Ski Club, originally the Dovre Ski Club, held one of the nation's earliest ski tournaments at this location after Norwegian immigrants introduced ski-jumping to Eau Claire in the 1880s.

Erected 1999"
County: Eau Claire

Location: Wayside

MarkerID: 436

Visit Instructions:
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