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Wisconsin Rapids in Wood County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Dr. John E. Toepfer

1948-2018

 
 
Dr. John E. Toepfer Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, July 30, 2020
1. Dr. John E. Toepfer Marker
Inscription.  A native of Wisconsin and graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, John E. Toepfer made a lifelong commitment to researching the greater prairie chicken, focusing many of his efforts on these grasslands of central Wisconsin. John’s research addressed declining prairie chicken numbers and their future in Wisconsin. In 2003, the Prairie Grouse Technical Council awarded him the prestigious Hamerstrom Award and recognized him as one of the foremost prairie chicken researchers in North America.
 
Erected 2019 by Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 585.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsEnvironmentParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 2003.
 
Location. 44° 20.222′ N, 89° 38.629′ W. Marker is in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, in Wood County. Marker is on County Road W, 0.2 miles east of County Road F, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map.
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Marker is in this post office area: Wisconsin Rapids WI 54494, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wisconsin’s Greater Prairie Chicken (here, next to this marker); Wisconsin State Water Ski Show Championships (approx. 4.9 miles away); Milwaukee Gasoline Locomotive (approx. 8.8 miles away); Dr. Byron Robinson (approx. 9 miles away); V. F. W. Post 2534 Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.3 miles away); Elizabeth Daly House (approx. 9˝ miles away); Wood County Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.6 miles away); Historic Municipal Swimming Pool (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wisconsin Rapids.
 
More about this marker. Located next to Marker 323-Wisconsin's Greater Prairie Chicken.
 
Dr. John E. Toepfer 1948-2018 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Fitzie Heimdahl, March 26, 2020
2. Dr. John E. Toepfer 1948-2018 Marker
Dr. John E. Toepfer 1948-2018 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Fitzie Heimdahl, March 26, 2020
3. Dr. John E. Toepfer 1948-2018 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2020, by Fitzie Heimdahl of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 31, 2020, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   2, 3. submitted on March 26, 2020, by Fitzie Heimdahl of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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