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Near Elcho in Langlade County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Tolling Bell

 
 
Tolling Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, July 21, 2010
1. Tolling Bell Marker
Inscription. This tolling bell originally hung on a dam near Prairie du Sac, WI. and was manned by "Cap" Dinsmore, (father of Lee Dinsmore) during World War II to warn against flooding or sabotage. It has been donated to our cemetery by Lee and Perk Dinsmore to be used to toll the arrival of the deceased into our community cemetery.

Christmas 2006

 
Erected 2006.
 
Location. 45° 26.125′ N, 89° 10.259′ W. Marker is near Elcho, Wisconsin, in Langlade County. Marker can be reached from County Highway K 0.6 miles east of Antigo Street (U.S. 45), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in Elcho Community Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Elcho WI 54428, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mecikalski Stovewood Building (approx. 7 miles away); Langlade County Forest (approx. 8.1 miles away); Battle of Mole Lake (approx. 10.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Man-Made Features
 
Tolling Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, July 21, 2010
2. Tolling Bell and Marker
Tolling Bell image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, July 21, 2010
3. Tolling Bell
Elcho Community Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, July 21, 2010
4. Elcho Community Cemetery
The marker can be seen in the distance.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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