Near Lyndon Station in Juneau County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Wisconsin River
“The Nationís Hardest-Working River”
Erected 1982 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 269.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 43° 45.45′ N, 89° 58.05′ W. Marker is near Lyndon Station, Wisconsin, in Juneau County. Marker can be reached from Click for map. Marker is northwest of Lyndon Station at eastbound Rest Area 9. Marker is in this post office area: Lyndon Station WI 53944, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Iron Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sand Counties – Aldo Leopold Territory (approx. one mile away); Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway (approx. one mile away); Hop Raising (approx. 4.8 miles away); Orland S. Loomis (1893–1942) (approx. 6 miles away); Stewart's Chapel (approx. 6.6 miles away); New Lisbon Civil War Memorial (approx. 12.8 miles away); Stanton Peter Helland (approx. 12.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lyndon Station.
Regarding The Wisconsin River. The Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company is unique because no other company coordinates an entire river system from one central location for several separate waterpower users.
Also see . . . Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company. "The Wisconsin River is the largest river in Wisconsin and the namesake of the state (ie, the state was named after the river)." (Submitted on December 11, 2007.)
Categories. • Waterways & Vessels •
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