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Port Washington in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Anchor from Steamer Toledo

 
 
Anchor from Steamer Toledo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2017
1. Anchor from Steamer Toledo Marker
Inscription.  
Recovered from Lake Michigan 1900
Erected to the Memory
of the
Passengers and Crews who lost
their lives in the wrecks of the
Steamers Toledo and Niagara
wrecked off Port Washington, WIS.
1856

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
Location. 43° 23.111′ N, 87° 52.884′ W. Marker is in Port Washington, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee County. Marker can be reached from S. Keeney St.. The marker is located within Union Cemetery. It is along the back side of the cemetery near Park St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Washington WI 53074, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Ozaukee County Courthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Port Washington Civil War Draft Riot (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wisconsin Street School Bell (approx. 0.6 miles away); National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fishermen's Park Access Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Leland Stanford
Anchor from Steamer Toledo image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2017
2. Anchor from Steamer Toledo
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Sauk Creek Habitat Improvement Project (approx. 0.6 miles away); Port Washington Fire Engine House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Washington.
 
Anchor from Steamer Toledo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2017
3. Anchor from Steamer Toledo Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2018, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 8, 2018, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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