Near Janesville in Rock County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Rock River Industry
Erected 1983 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 271.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list.
Location. 42° 46.12′ N, 89° 0.391′ W. Marker is near Janesville, Wisconsin, in Rock County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 90 at milepost 168,, 5.1 miles south of State Highway 59, on the right when traveling east. Marker is north of Janesville, at southbound I-39/eastbound I-90 Rest Area 17. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Janesville WI 53545, 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 flies. Milton College 1844–1982 / Milton College Historic District (approx. 3.2 miles away); Milton House (approx. 3.6 miles away); Storrs Lake Milton (approx. 3.6 miles away); Wisconsin's Tobacco Land (approx. 4.8 miles away); James E. Croft (approx. 5.4 miles away); First State Fair (approx. 5.9 miles away); First Congregational Church (approx. 6.2 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Janesville.
Also see . . .
1. Rock River. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 25, 2009.)
2. Janesville, Wisconsin. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 25, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,891 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 25, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.