Near Platteville in Grant County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
World's Largest M
Symbol of the College of Engineering
241 Ft High 214 Ft Wide
The University of Wisconsin Platteville
Begun in 1937 by students of The Wisconsin Mining School
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1937.
Location. 42° 45.79′ N, 90° 24.442′ W. Marker is near Platteville, Wisconsin, in Grant County. Marker is at the intersection of West Mound Road and County Route B, on the right when traveling north on West Mound Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Platteville WI 53818, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Land, Lead, and Politics (approx. 2.3 miles away); The First Capitol (approx. 2.3 miles away); Governor Tommy G. Thompson's 1998 Address At Wisconsin's First Capitol (approx. 2.3 miles away); Belmont, Wisconsin Territory, 1836 (approx. 2.3 miles away); 1998 Wisconsin Assembly (approx. 2.3 miles away); Platteville Started Here (approx. 4 miles away); Main Street Commercial Historic District PlattevilleFirst State Normal School (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Platteville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2010, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 957 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2010, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.