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Near Downsville in Dunn County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Dunnville Sandstone

 
 
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By Keith L, May 14, 2010
1. Dunnville Sandstone Marker
Inscription. This stone, named Dunnville Sandstone, was quarried in a location first discovered in 1882 by surveyors for the railroad. Stone such as this was used for constructing our shelter house, the Mabel Tainter Memorial building in Menomonie, the St. Thomas Church in New York City, and in many other buildings.

Ulmer, Salahan, Lang, and H. Walters are former active stone quarries located across and up the river from this point.
 
Location. 44° 43.514′ N, 91° 55.936′ W. Marker is near Downsville, Wisconsin, in Dunn County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 25 0.4 miles north of Flick Road (County Highway Y), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at Caddie Woodland Historical Park. Marker is in this post office area: Downsville WI 54735, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Caddie Woodlawn (a few steps from this marker); Eau Galle (approx. 4.6 miles away); Old Pepin County Courthouse (approx. 7 miles away); Bell Monument (approx. 10.2 miles away); Gateway to the Historic Corridor (approx. 10.5 miles away); Historic Building (approx. 10.5 miles away); In Honor of Company H (approx. 10.5 miles away); Mabel Tainter Memorial (approx. 10.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Dunnville Sandstone and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 14, 2010
2. Dunnville Sandstone and Marker

1. History of Dunnville Cutstone Company. Photos, and a list of buildings made from Dunnville Sandstone. (Submitted on August 14, 2011.) 

2. Dunnville Sandstone. Photography Blog. (Submitted on August 14, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
Dunnville Sandstone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, April 22, 2010
3. Dunnville Sandstone Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   3. submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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