Viroqua in Vernon County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1958 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 83.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce Railroads & Streetcars • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1886.
Location. 43° 34.409′ N, 90° 53.314′ W. Marker is in Viroqua, Wisconsin, in Vernon County. Marker is on North Main Street (U.S. 14/61) 0.1 miles south of County Highway BB, on the right when traveling north. Marker is at a highway pull-off. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Viroqua WI 54665, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lucy Stone (approx. one mile away); Viroqua's First Settler (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jeremiah McLain Rusk (approx. 1.6 miles away); John McCulloch (approx. 6.3 miles away); Black Hawk Trail (approx. 11.3 miles away); Nation's First Watershed Project (approx. 11˝ miles away); a different marker also named Black Hawk Trail (approx. 11.7 miles away); a different marker also named Black Hawk Trail (approx. 11.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Viroqua.
Also see . . . Jeremiah McLain Rusk. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 10, 2010.)
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