Near Wisconsin Dells in Columbia County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
This Beauty Is Yours Because Others Before You Love The Dells
George H. Crandall, and his wife, Nellie Bennett Crandall here acquired, preserved and reforested hundreds of acres surrounding the river. They held it in trust for you declaring "No one can own The Dells."
Phyllis Crandall Connor and Lois Crandall Musson with their husbands, Ralph W. Connor and H. Howard Musson transferred these properties in 1954 to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation that they might be kept beautiful for posterity.
This plaque was placed here in 1956 by the Trustees of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, whose interest in The Dells was crystallized through the initiative of: George I. Haight - Howard I. Potter - Wallace Meyer - Edwin B. Fred
Erected by Trustees of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Environment • Natural Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1954.
Location. 43° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wisconsin Dells WI 53965, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Glimpse of the Old Dells (within shouting distance of this marker); H.H. Bennett Photography & Promotion of the Wisconsin Dells Area (approx. 0.9 miles away); Indians -- Flora & Fauna (approx. one mile away); Leaping the Chasm (approx. one mile away); Lumber Raftsmen (approx. 3.2 miles away); Natural Ingenuity (approx. 3.2 miles away); Henry Hamilton Bennett (approx. 3.4 miles away); Kilbourn City (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wisconsin Dells.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.