La Pointe in Ashland County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Known to the Ojibway Indians as Moningwunakauning, “The Home of The Golden Breasted Woodpecker”
Erected 1961 by Madeline Island Historical Museum. (Marker Number 108.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 46° 46.814′ N, 90° 47.297′ W. Marker is in La Pointe, Wisconsin, in Ashland County. Marker is at the intersection of Bayfield - La Pointe Avenue and Colonel Woods Avenue (County Route H), on the left when traveling north on Bayfield - La Pointe Avenue. Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Madeline Island Historical Museum. Madeline Island is accessible from the ferry at Bayfield harbor, which runs every 30 minutes in season.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Vessels (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Turning Point in Place and Time (approx. 2.3 miles away); Schooner Pretoria (approx. 2.3 miles away); Memorial to Commercial Fishermen of Bayfield (approx. 2.5 miles away); The Booth Cooperage (approx. 2.5 miles away); Bayfield Historic Waterfront (approx. 2.5 miles away); a different marker also named Madeline Island (approx. 5.7 miles away); Washburn, The Monolith City (approx. 8.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Madeline island History. (Submitted on July 20, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.)
2. Madeline Island Museum. (Submitted on July 20, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.)
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