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

Simmons Island Park

Donated in 1917

 
 
Simmons Island Park Marker (east side) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2013
1. Simmons Island Park Marker (east side)
Inscription.

Erected in honor of Z.G. Simmons and his heirs whose generosity made possible this public park.

This park is a perpetual memorial to Kenosha's public spirited citizens and as years go by a lasting source of pleasure to Kenosha men women and children.

Erected in memory of
Z.G. Simmons.
Public Benefactor and Civic Leader

 
Erected 1935 by City of Kenosha.
 
Location. 42° 35.457′ N, 87° 48.89′ W. Marker is in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in Kenosha County. Marker is on Simmons Island Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Monument is west opposite the Simmons Island Bath House. Marker is in this post office area: Kenosha WI 53140, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Simmon's [sic] Island Beach House (within shouting distance of this marker); Southport-Kenosha (within shouting distance of this marker); Kenosha (Southport) Lighthouse (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Remember Pearl Harbor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Naval Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); War Memorial
Simmons Island Park Marker (west side) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2013
2. Simmons Island Park Marker (west side)
(approx. 0.3 miles away); The United States Marine Corps (approx. 0.3 miles away); Operations Desert Shield / Storm Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kenosha.
 
Also see . . .  Simmons Island Park Master Plan (2011). (Submitted on September 8, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Simmons Island Park Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2013
3. Simmons Island Park Monument
Looking east
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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