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Near Lyndon Station in Juneau County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway

 
 
Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 19, 2015
1. Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway Marker
Inscription.
A living memorial to and in honor of all Wisconsin veterans, living and dead, of all wars in which the United States of America has engaged.

Color guard of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment with Old Abe at Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863
The contributions of Wisconsin veterans date to the Civil War, when over 90,000 men took up arms to preserve the Union at places like Antietam, Vicksburg, and Gettysburg. Since then, numerous Wisconsin men and women have served in our nationís military during times of peace and war.
 
Location. 43° 45.051′ N, 89° 56.945′ W. Marker is near Lyndon Station, Wisconsin, in Juneau County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 94, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in Rest Area 10, in the westbound lanes of I-94. Marker is in this post office area: Lyndon Station WI 53944, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Sand Counties – Aldo Leopold Territory (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wisconsin River (approx. one mile away); The Iron Brigade (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hop Raising (approx. 3.8 miles away);
Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 19, 2015
2. Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway Marker
Orland S. Loomis (1893–1942) (approx. 7.1 miles away); Stewart's Chapel (approx. 7.4 miles away); Stanton Peter Helland (approx. 11.9 miles away); Wisconsin Dells (approx. 11.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lyndon Station.
 
More about this marker. A photograph of the 8th Wisconsin appears at the top of the marker. Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum.
 
Categories. Heroes
 
Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 19, 2015
3. Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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