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Poynette in Columbia County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Veterans of the American Revolution Memorial Bridge

 
 
Veterans of the American Revolution Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 4, 2011
1. Veterans of the American Revolution Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription. A living memorial to and in honor of veterans who are buried in Wisconsin who served this nation in the American Revolution and who, by their efforts, were responsible for the founding of our country.

Veterans of the American Revolution
After the American Revolution, some of the patriots moved west and settled in Wisconsin. This I-39/90/94 bridge, crossing the Wisconsin river 1.7 miles northwest, is in honor of those veterans and patriots.
 
Location. 43° 25.492′ N, 89° 28.589′ W. Marker is in Poynette, Wisconsin, in Columbia County. Marker is on Wisconsin Route 90. Click for map. Marker is at rest area. Marker is in this post office area: Poynette WI 53955, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway (a few steps from this marker); The Circus (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rest Areas on the I-Roads (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wallis Rowan and His Cabin (approx. 4.5 miles away); John Muir View (approx. 5.1 miles away); St. Mary's of the Pines (approx. 5.9 miles away); Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet (approx. 7.7 miles away); Pierre Pauquette Ferry (approx. 7.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Poynette.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary

 
Bridge over Wisconsin River image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 4, 2011
2. Bridge over Wisconsin River
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 552 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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