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Cadott in Chippewa County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Cadott Centennial

1865-1965

 
 
Cadott Centennial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 18, 2018
1. Cadott Centennial Marker
Inscription.  In 1865, Robert Marriner settled in this vicinity, built a dam and sawmill below the present Main Street Bridge an subsequently platted the village of Cadott. The falls of the river here had been called “Cadotte Falls” for a member of the famed French-Indian fur trading family according to tradition. “Baptiste” Cadotte had a trading post about three-quarters of a mile downstream and upon his death was buried near the falls. This statue memorializing Cadotte is a project of the Cadott Community Centennial held on July 10 and 11, 1965.

Dedicated July 14, 1974

 
Erected 1974.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 44° 57.215′ N, 91° 8.817′ W. Marker is in Cadott, Wisconsin, in Chippewa County. Marker is on State Highway 27, 0.1 miles north of East Mills Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is in Riverview Park along Park Place Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cadott WI 54727, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Great Northern Pine of Wisconsin (here, next to this marker); The Cadotte Fur Traders (here, next to this marker); Cadotte Trading Post Site (here, next to this marker); Cadott Hub and Spoke Factory (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Gravesite of Lansing A. Wilcox (approx. one mile away); Wisconsin Veterans Tribute (approx. 1.2 miles away); Citizen Soldier Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Edson Union Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cadott.
 
More about this marker. Marker is a large metal plaque, mounted at waist-level, on the west-facing side of the concrete pedestal supporting a carved wooden statue of a fur trader.
 
Cadott Centennial Marker (<i>tall view; marker mounted on statue pedestal</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 18, 2018
2. Cadott Centennial Marker (tall view; marker mounted on statue pedestal)
Cadott Centennial Marker (<i>tall view; this marker mounted on west side of pedestal</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 18, 2018
3. Cadott Centennial Marker (tall view; this marker mounted on west side of pedestal)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 19, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   2, 3. submitted on July 20, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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