Waubeka in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Birthplace of Flag Day
Erected 1962 by Ozaukee County Historical Society. (Marker Number 115.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #28 Woodrow Wilson, and the Wisconsin Historical Society series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1855.
Location. 43° 28.818′ N, 87° 58.833′ W. Marker is in Waubeka, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee County. Marker is on County Route I, half a mile east of County Route H, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredonia WI 53021, 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. Robert Cooley Homestead Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Saxonia House (approx. 4 miles away); Freedom Park (approx. 4.6 miles away); Nowack House (approx. 5˝ miles away); St. Peter's Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); Theodore Rietz Distillery (approx. 5.8 miles away); Boltonville Mill (approx. 6.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Federal Citizen Information Center. Information on the American flag's history and Flag Day. (Submitted on June 14, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,792 times since then and 40 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week June 13, 2010. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 14, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.