North Freedom in Sauk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Vodak Memorial Park
Joseph A. Vodak 1898 – 1974
Julia Wopat Vodak 1903 – 1985
The Vodak family moved to North Freedom in 1927 from Hillsboro, Wis. Joe operated a sawmill at railroad museum location and a lumber shop at this site.
Joe and Julia were interested, active contributors to this community and the museum.
Mabel, Joe, Harley
Erected 1987 by the family.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
Location. 43° 27.624′ N, 89° 52.034′ W. Marker is in North Freedom, Wisconsin, in Sauk County. Marker is on West Walnut Street west of North Maple Street (County Highway I), on the right when traveling west. Marker is next to the North Freedom Fire Department. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 North Maple Street, North Freedom WI 53951, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Mid–Continent Railway Historical Society (approx. 0.3 miles away); Van Hise Rock (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Van Hise Rock (approx. 3.1 miles away); Ringling Brothers Circus (approx. 5 miles away); First Permanent Home in Baraboo (approx. 5.7 miles away); Clare A. Briggs – Cartoonist (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Ringling Bros. and Baraboo, Wisconsin Circus Heritage (approx. 6.3 miles away); Baraboo River (approx. 6.3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 666 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 24, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.