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

World's Largest M

Symbol of the College of Engineering

 
 
World's Largest M Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, July 14, 2010
1. World's Largest M Marker
Inscription. 241 Ft High 214 Ft Wide
The University of Wisconsin Platteville
Begun in 1937 by students of The Wisconsin Mining School
 
Location. 42° 45.79′ N, 90° 24.442′ W. Marker is near Platteville, Wisconsin, in Grant County. Marker is at the intersection of West Mound Road and County Route B, on the right when traveling north on West Mound Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Platteville WI 53818, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Land, Lead, and Politics (approx. 2.3 miles away); The First Capitol (approx. 2.3 miles away); Governor Tommy G. Thompson's 1998 Address At Wisconsin's First Capitol (approx. 2.3 miles away); Belmont, Wisconsin Territory, 1836 (approx. 2.3 miles away); 1998 Wisconsin Assembly (approx. 2.3 miles away); Platteville Started Here (approx. 4 miles away); Main Street Commercial Historic District Platteville (approx. 4.1 miles away); First State Normal School (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Platteville.
 
More about this marker. Click on the location and view the M in Google Satellite view
 
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World's Largest M image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, July 14, 2010
2. World's Largest M
World's Largest M image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, July 14, 2010
3. World's Largest M
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 841 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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