Near Liberty Pole in Vernon County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
John McCulloch in 1844
Erected the First Permanent
Cabin in this County. He Sold
in 1852, went to Calif.; died on
Sept. 4, 1848
Democratic Nominating Conven–
tion held here for Crawford Co.
Delegates: Prairie du Chien 10;
Round Prairie 4; Prairie La–
Crosse 2; Black River 2; Black
River Falls 4. Chm. Gen. Spencer.
Sec. Wm. T. Price. Nominees:–
1st State Senate: Jas. Fisher.
Assembly: Jas. O'Neill.
Sheriff: I. B. Brunson.
Delegates 1st State Conv:
Wm. T. Sterling.
No 1 CVP 1930 s
Erected 1930 by Viroqua, Wisconsin historian Dr. C.V. Porter. (Marker Number 1 CVP.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is September 4, 1848.
Location. 43° 29.129′ N, 90° 55.023′ W. Marker is near Liberty Pole, Wisconsin, in Vernon CountyTouch 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 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jeremiah McLain Rusk (approx. 4.9 miles away); Black Hawk Trail (approx. 5.1 miles away); Viroqua's First Settler (approx. 5.2 miles away); Lucy Stone (approx. 5.3 miles away); Governor Rusk (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Black Hawk Trail (approx. 7½ miles away); a different marker also named Black Hawk Trail (approx. 7½ miles away); Walnut Mound Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.2 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,336 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 1, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.