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

CCC Veterans Memorial Bridge

 
 
CCC Veterans Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 24, 2013
1. CCC Veterans Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription. In the summer of 1933, military veterans in Company V-1680 of the Civilian Conservation Corps improved the banks of Allen Creek here, planted trees, and did soil conservation work on nearby farms. They camped at the old County Fair Grounds south of town. The CCC was a national work relief program during the Great Depression.
 
Erected 2012 by Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 548.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps, and the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 42° 46.825′ N, 89° 17.774′ W. Marker is in Evansville, Wisconsin, in Rock County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 14) 0.2 miles west of North Union Road (Wisconsin Highway 14), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The marker is approximately in the 100 Block of East Main Street. Marker is in this post office area: Evansville WI 53536, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village of Cooksville / Village of Waucoma (approx. 4.9 miles away); "English Settlement" Cemetery (approx. 6.3 miles away); Union Church (approx. 6.3 miles away); Yahara River
CCC Veterans Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 24, 2013
2. CCC Veterans Memorial Bridge Marker
The CCC-era bridge was replaced with this new one.
(approx. 8.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Stoughton (approx. 10.1 miles away); Main Street Historic District (approx. 10.2 miles away); East Park Historic District (approx. 10.4 miles away); Revolutionary War Veteran (approx. 12 miles away).
 
Categories. AgricultureBridges & Viaducts
 
CCC Veterans Memorial Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 24, 2013
3. CCC Veterans Memorial Bridge
View from CCC Veterans Memorial Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 24, 2013
4. View from CCC Veterans Memorial Bridge
Allen Creek north of Bridge
View from CCC Veterans Memorial Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 24, 2013
5. View from CCC Veterans Memorial Bridge
Allen Creek south of Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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