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Neenah in Winnebago County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Veterans Memorial

 
 
Civil War Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 4, 2010
1. Civil War Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
[G.A.R. seal]
In memory of
The
Neenah Veterans

who served in the
Civil War
1861 – 1865
—·—
Erected by
C.B. Clark Circle
Ladies of the Grand
Army of the Republic
1932

 
Erected 1932 by C.B. Clark Circle Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 44° 11.135′ N, 88° 26.522′ W. Marker is in Neenah, Wisconsin, in Winnebago County. Marker is on Lakeshore Avenue 0.2 miles north of Wheeler Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is near the shore of Lake Winnebago at the Fox River in Kimberly Point Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Neenah WI 54956, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kimberly Point Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Council Tree (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grand Loggery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Indian Effigy Mounds
Civil War Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 4, 2010
2. Civil War Veterans Memorial
Kimberly Point Lighthouse is in the background.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Jean Nicolet Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); Menasha’s Isle of Valor (approx. 0.9 miles away); 1st Sergeant Elmer J. Burr (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Neenah.
 
More about this memorial. Charles B. Clark was an officer in the 21st Wisconsin Infantry, Company I, of Neenah.
 
Also see . . .  City of Neenah. Heritage. "In 1929, Mrs. Helen Kimberly Stuart (of Kimberly-Clark fame, makers of Kleenex brand tissue) donated land to the city of Neenah which was named Kimberly Point Park." (Submitted on August 7, 2010.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,047 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 7, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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