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Rockbridge in Richland County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pier Park

 
 
Pier Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 5, 2009
1. Pier Park Marker
Inscription.  
The dedication of this property
for park purposes is the fulfillment of
William Francis Pier's desire to preserve
the beauty of this natural rock bridge
as a lasting memorial to his father
William Henry Pier
Erected by
The State Highway Commission of Wisconsin
1946

 
Erected 1946 by the State Highway Commission of Wisconsin.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 43° 26.715′ N, 90° 21.794′ W. Marker is in Rockbridge, Wisconsin, in Richland County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 80 north of County Highway D, on the left when traveling north. Marker is attached to the sandstone ridge at Pier Natural Bridge Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richland Center WI 53581, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Troop Encampment (here, next to this marker); Rockbridge (here, next to this marker); The Little Rock (within shouting distance of this marker);
Nearby Stairs Along Ridge image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 5, 2009
2. Nearby Stairs Along Ridge
St. Patrick's (approx. 5 miles away); Krouskop Park (approx. 7.2 miles away); Wisconsin Purple Heart Memorial Highway (approx. 7.2 miles away); Birthplace of GTE (approx. 7.2 miles away); Ada James (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockbridge.
 
Top of Ridge image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 5, 2009
3. Top of Ridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 687 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 8, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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