Near Jim Falls in Chippewa County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Old Abe, the War Eagle
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1788.
Location. 45° 3.529′ N, 91° 16.281′ W. Marker is near Jim Falls, Wisconsin, in Chippewa County. Marker is on State Highway 178 0.1 miles south of 150th Avenue/Barn Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14981 Highway 178, Jim Falls WI 54748, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Abe the War Eagle (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Cobban Bridge (approx. 4.4 miles away); Bohemian National Cemetery (approx. 6.2 miles away); Western Bohemian-Fraternal Association (approx. 6.3 miles away); Nation's First Cooperative Generating Station (approx. 6.8 miles away); Stanley's Mill (approx. 7.1 miles away); Cornell Women's Club Tablet (approx. 8.8 miles away); Saint Peter's Catholic Church (approx. 9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Old Abe the Civil War Eagle. "...a place was provided for him at the state capitol at Madison, where he was viewed by thousands. He was also taken to various parts of the United States, being (Submitted on November 30, 2008.)
2. Old Abe. "Atlas Obscura" entry. (Submitted on August 24, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 2,991 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 8, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 4. submitted on November 8, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 5. submitted on November 30, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.