Whiting in Portage County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected by the Portage County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
Location. 44° 29.559′ N, 89° 33.386′ W. Marker is in Whiting, Wisconsin, in Portage County. Marker can be reached from Water Street (County Highway HH) 0.1 miles west of Post Road (Business Highway 51), on the left when traveling west. Marker is in Lower Whiting Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stevens Point WI 54481, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Historic Southside Railroad Complex of Stevens Point Engine 2713 Controls and Operation (approx. 1.7 miles away); Veterans World War I Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); WWI Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Stevens Point Women's Club (approx. 1.7 miles away); Casimir Pulaski (approx. 2.1 miles away); Portage County & the Polish Army (approx. 2.1 miles away); American Legion War Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Whiting. "As a new village, Whiting provided for itself in paving roads, establishing a fire department, setting up water services and developing a parks system. For a short time, Whiting even had its own airport located on the current site of McDill Cemetery." (Submitted on July 18, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 772 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.