Stevens Point in Portage County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Airborne Forces Memorial Bridge
Gliders • Glider Pilots
To Their Perpetual Honor
Presented By The Citizens Of
The Badger State Chapter
82nd Airborne Division Association
[82nd Airborne insignia]
"America's Guard of Honor"
Location. 44° 31.335′ N, 89° 35.25′ W. Marker is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, in Portage County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Clark Street (State Highway 66) and Water Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is along the Green Circle Trail (a hiking and biking trail). Marker is in this post office area: Stevens Point WI 54481, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Public Square (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stevens Point — Gateway to the Pineries (about 500 feet away); First Public Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Portage County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Saint Peter Church War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Buttons from the River The Boy with the Leaking Boot (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans World War I Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stevens Point.
Also see . . .
1. 82nd Airborne Division. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on January 8, 2012.)
2. McMillan Memorial Library. Airborne Memorial Bridges. (Submitted on January 8, 2012.)
3. Google News Archive. The Milwaukee Journal. Bridge dedicated to airborne forces. (Submitted on January 8, 2012.)
4. Wisconsin Legislative Documents. 84.1046 Airborne Forces Memorial Bridge. (Submitted on January 8, 2012.)
Categories. • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 754 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 8, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.