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Solon Springs in Douglas County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Brule St. Croix Portage

 
 
The Brule St. Croix Portage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 15, 2012
1. The Brule St. Croix Portage Marker
Inscription.
Upper Lake St. Croix end of trail,
discovered 1680.

Indians, voyageurs, explorers,
missionaries, traders and pioneers travelled
this path from the waters of the
Great Lakes to those of the Mississippi.

To all who pass this way
this trail is dedicated.

This tablet was placed by
Claude Jean Allouez Chapter D.A.R. 1933
Rededicated by Rice Lake Chapter
5-057-WI D.A.R. 2004

 
Erected 2004 by Claude Jean Allouez Chapter & Rice Lake Chapter D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 46° 22.88′ N, 91° 46.573′ W. Marker is in Solon Springs, Wisconsin, in Douglas County. Marker is on County Road A mile south of County Road P, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Solon Springs WI 54873, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brule-St. Croix Portage (within shouting distance of this marker); Brule–St. Croix Portage (approx. 4.4 miles away); Antoine Gordon (approx. 9.4 miles away); Evergreen Park Cottage Sanatorium
The Brule St. Croix Portage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 15, 2012
2. The Brule St. Croix Portage Marker
(approx. 9.9 miles away); Major Richard Ira Bong (approx. 14.1 miles away); Major "Dick" Bong (approx. 14.2 miles away); Daniel Greysolon Sieur Dulhut (approx. 14.8 miles away); Brule River (approx. 14.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Solon Springs.
 
Also see . . .  Brule-St. Croix Chapter, North Country National Scenic Trail. (Submitted on August 20, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.)
 
Categories. ExplorationWaterways & Vessels
 
The Brule St. Croix Portage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 15, 2012
3. The Brule St. Croix Portage Marker
looking north along CTH A.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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