Osceola in Polk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Descend the 156 steps into Wilkie Glen, and follow the trail along the Osceola Creek to the St. Croix River.
Rivers, Rails & Trails
This is one of many interpretive signs in the River, Rails & Trails Heritage Area, a project funded in part by a Heritage Tourism grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism.
Erected by Wisconsin Heritage Tourism.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these Exploration • Natural Features • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1864.
Location. 45° 19.185′ N, 92° 42.365′ W. Marker is in Osceola, Wisconsin, in Polk County. Marker is on North Cascade Street (State Highway 35) north of Osceola Road (State Highway 243), on the left when traveling north. Marker is near 1st Avenue at Wilke Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Osceola WI 54020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Osceola (here, next to this marker); The Mills (within shouting distance of this marker); Geiger Brewery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Osceola Bluff (approx. 0.2 miles away); Osceola "Soo" Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Geology of the Taylors Falls Region (approx. 5.9 miles away in Minnesota); Interstate Park (approx. 6.1 miles away); Interstate Park Centennial (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Osceola.
Also see . . . About Osceola. (Submitted on April 2, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,489 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 2, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.