Portage in Columbia County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Frederick Jackson Turner
1861 – 1932
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1884.
Location. 43° 32.375′ N, 89° 27.695′ W. Marker is in Portage, Wisconsin, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of Wisconsin Street (State Highway 16) and Cook Street (State Highway 33) on Wisconsin Street. Marker is at Commerce Plaza Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portage WI 53901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zona Gale (here, next to this marker); Society Hill Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Trinity United Church of Christ (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pierre Pauquette Ferry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ketchum’s Point (approx. ¾ mile away); Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet (approx. ¾ mile away); Marquette (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fort Winnebago (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portage.
Also see . . . Frederick Jackson Turner. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 17, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,962 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 17, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.