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Pickwick in Winona County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Historic Lake Labelle

 
 
Historic Lake Labelle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, May 20, 2012
1. Historic Lake Labelle Marker
Inscription. On September 20, 1980, 11 inches of rain fell in 24 hours in the Pickwick area causing a flash flood that severely damaged the mill and Lake Labell's flood gates. In 1982, Pickwick Mill Inc. was founded to restore the mill and Lake Labelle. This dike and existing pond is the result of a cooperative flood control and historic preservation project. The following contributed to the success of project. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Winona County Soil and Water Conservation District, Pickwick Mill Inc, County of Winona, Township of Homer, South Eastern Minnesota Initiative Fund.
 
Location. 43° 58.776′ N, 91° 29.711′ W. Marker is in Pickwick, Minnesota, in Winona County. Marker is on Township Road 8 east of County Road 7, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24813 County Rd 7, Winona MN 55987, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pickwick Mill (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); French Post (approx. 2.6 miles away in Wisconsin); Perrot's Post (approx. 2.6 miles away in Wisconsin); Brady's Bluff (approx. 2.7 miles
Lake Labelle Marker and suroundings image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber
2. Lake Labelle Marker and suroundings
away in Wisconsin); The Geology of Perrot State Park (approx. 3 miles away in Wisconsin); James Allen Reed / Trempealeau (approx. 3.1 miles away in Wisconsin); The Mississippi River Parkway: (approx. 3.8 miles away in Wisconsin); Sugar Loaf Bluff (approx. 7.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Disasters
 
Nearby Pickwick Mill image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber
3. Nearby Pickwick Mill
Nearby Mill Stones image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber
4. Nearby Mill Stones
Nearby Flood Control image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber
5. Nearby Flood Control
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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