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Near Bagley in Grant County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Passenger Pigeon Monument

 
 
Passenger Pigeon Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, July 21, 2008
1. Passenger Pigeon Monument Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the last Wisconsin Passenger Pigeon shot at Babcock, Sept. 1899. This species became extinct through the avarice and the thoughtlessness of man.
 
Erected 1947 by Wisconsin Society of Ornithology.
 
Location. 42° 59.278′ N, 91° 7.776′ W. Marker is near Bagley, Wisconsin, in Grant County. Marker can be reached from Long Valley Road half a mile west of State Park Lane. Click for map. Marker is in Wyalusing State Park, overlooking the river by the Sentinel Ridge Trail at the Green Cloud Picnic area. Marker is in this post office area: Bagley WI 53801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Nelson Dewey (approx. 0.7 miles away); Curtis Memorial Scientific Area (approx. one mile away); Pikes Peak Overlook Landscape Interpretation (approx. 1.8 miles away in Iowa); Point of Discovery (approx. 1.8 miles away in Iowa); Prairie du Chien Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); McGregor / Ringling Brothers (approx. 3.5 miles away in Iowa); Bat Caves (approx. 3.8 miles away in Iowa); William Beaumont, M. D. (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bagley.
 
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Passenger Pigeon Monument image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, July 21, 2008
2. Passenger Pigeon Monument
another marker that is related to this marker. A Marker in Babcock, "noted for being the site of the last known, natural sighting of a passenger pigeon."
 
Also see . . .  Passenger Pigeon. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on March 24, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.) 
 
Categories. AnimalsEnvironmentNatural Resources
 
Passenger Pigeon Monument image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, July 21, 2008
3. Passenger Pigeon Monument
Marker describing Upper Missippi River Valley image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, July 21, 2008
4. Marker describing Upper Missippi River Valley
View of Upper Mississippi River from Passenger Pigeon Monument image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, July 21, 2008
5. View of Upper Mississippi River from Passenger Pigeon Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,307 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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