Near Portage in Columbia County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Potters' Emigration Society
Erected 1961 by the Columbia County Historical Society. (Marker Number 106.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
Location. 43° 38.187′ N, 89° 25.546′ W. Marker is near Portage, Wisconsin, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of County Highway CM and County Highway T, on the left when traveling east on County Highway CM. Marker is approximately 6 miles northeast of Portage. 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 6 miles of this marker John Muir, Foster Son of Wisconsin (approx. 4 miles away); John Muir Memorial Park (approx. 4 miles away); The Wee White Kirk (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Indian Agency House at Fort Winnebago (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Indian Agency House (approx. 5.4 miles away); Revolutionary War Veteran (approx. 5˝ miles away); Site of Fort Winnebago (approx. 5.7 miles away); Fort Winnebago (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portage.
More about this marker. This is an official marker of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,814 times since then and 162 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.