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Appleton in Outagamie County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge

 
 
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
1. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription.
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Built by the City of Appleton
as a lasting monument to
the memory of the soldiers
and sailors of the Civil,
Spanish-American and World Wars.
———
1924


The above plaque dedicated
the original Memorial Drive
Bridge. This monument is
intended to serve as a
continuing remembrance.
———
1982

 
Erected 1924.
 
Location. 44° 15.103′ N, 88° 24.934′ W. Marker is in Appleton, Wisconsin, in Outagamie County. Marker is on South Memorial Drive (State Highway 47) north of West River Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at the northern edge of Veterans Park. Marker is in this post office area: Appleton WI 54915, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hearthstone (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hippolyte Grignon (approx. half a mile away); Outagamie County World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); First Commercially Successful Electric Street Railway (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Edison Hyrdoelectric System in America
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
2. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge Marker
(approx. one mile away); Vulcan Street Plant Replica (approx. one mile away); 9-11 Memorial (approx. one mile away); Lawrence University (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Appleton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Memorial Bridge. Postcard photo of the bridge. (Submitted on September 7, 2011.) 

2. Memorial Bridge. Postcard photo of the bridge. (Submitted on September 7, 2011.) 
 
Categories. War, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, World I
 
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
3. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge Marker
1982 bridge date plaque is to the right of the monument.
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
4. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge Marker
Veterans Park image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
5. Veterans Park
The monument is in the distance along the sidewalk.
Bridge Date Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
6. Bridge Date Plaque
Memorial Drive Bridge
A cooperative effort by City of Appleton Outagamie County and Dorothy Johnson, Mayor John Schreiter, Executive 1982 City Engineer T.L. Harp Highway Commissioner Michael A. Marsden Designed by Barrientos and Assoc. AASHTO HS 20 [bridge load rating]
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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