Racine in Racine County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1957 by Wisconsin State Historical Society. (Marker Number 72.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
Location. 42° 41.943′ N, 87° 50.308′ W. Marker is in Racine, Wisconsin, in Racine County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Durand Avenue and South Ohio Street. Marker is located inside Pritchard Park, at the northwest corner of Durand and Ohio. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Racine WI 53406, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mound Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Soldiers of the American Revolution (approx. 1.9 miles away); Joe (approx. 2 miles away); Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Southside Historic District/ Southside Historic District Parks (approx. 3.1 miles away); 32nd 'Red Arrow' Infantry Division Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); Racine City Hall (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Racine.
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Also see . . . A Racine pastor invents a horseless carriage in 1873 - Wisconsin Historical Society. (Submitted on August 12, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,072 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.