Ripon in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Baptist Church of Ripon
Entered on the National
Register of Historic Places by
the United States Department
of the Interior
July 21, 2006
This building and grounds were presented to the Frank H. Brown Post 43, American Legion of Ripon, Wisconsin, by its auxiliary as a memorial to the men and women who faithfully served their country, on land or sea, during the Civil War, the Spanish American War, and the World War.
Location. 43° 50.524′ N, 88° 50.235′ W. Marker is in Ripon, Wisconsin, in Fond du Lac County. Marker is at the intersection of Fond du Lac Street (State Highway 49) and Blackburn Street, on the left when traveling west on Fond du Lac Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 133 East Fond Du Lac Street, Ripon WI 54971, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 401 Watson Street (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birthplace of Republican Party (about 700 feet away); Birthplace of the Republican Party (about 700 feet away); Ripon College (approx. ¼ mile away); First Congregational Church of Ripon (approx. ¼ mile away); Ceresco (approx. 0.8 miles away); Carrie Chapman Catt (approx. 0.9 miles away); "Daycholah" (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ripon.
More about this marker. There are two plaques mounted on the side of the building, facing Blackburn Street. One is the NRHP plaque, the other was placed by the American Legion (I think, it has the American Legion seal on the plaque) that was placed pre-WWII. (It references the "World War" rather than WWI.)
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 19, 2015, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 223 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on April 19, 2015, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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