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

Joseph Dessert Library

 
 
Joseph Dessert Library Plaque image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 19, 2014
1. Joseph Dessert Library Plaque
Inscription.
This Property
Joseph Dessert
Library

Has Been Placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Location. 44° 47.507′ N, 89° 42.048′ W. Marker is in Mosinee, Wisconsin, in Marathon County. Marker is on 2nd Street north of Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. The plaque is attached to a pillar at the west entrance of the library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 Main Street, Mosinee WI 54455, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Baptiste DuBay (approx. 6.2 miles away); Fallen Soldiers Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away); Du Bay Trading Post (approx. 8 miles away); Wisconsin's First Home-Built Flying Machine (approx. 8.7 miles away); Monadnocks (approx. 8.9 miles away); Rib Mountain State Park (approx. 8.9 miles away); Ancient Ripples (approx. 8.9 miles away); a different marker also named Rib Mountain State Park (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. City of Mosinee. Little Bull Falls and The Legend of Chief Mosinee. "In 1889, Mosinee was incorporated and Dessert
Joseph Dessert Library and Plaque image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 19, 2014
2. Joseph Dessert Library and Plaque
The plaque can be seen by the steps at the left side of the photo.
was elected its first official leader. Not content to simply be a leader and businessman, he turned philanthropist in 1898 by constructing a library, turning it over to the community in 1906 with $9000 to sustain it, a large sum of money back in those days." (Submitted on August 19, 2014.) 

2. Mosinee, Wisconsin. Wikipedia entry. Joseph Dessert Library. (Submitted on August 19, 2014.) 

3. Joseph Dessert Library. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 19, 2014.) 
 
Additional keywords. Joseph Dessert Memorial Library Marathon County Public Library - Mosinee Branch
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Joseph Dessert Library image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 19, 2014
3. Joseph Dessert Library
National Register of Historic Places #80000156
Listed May 1, 1980
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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