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West Bend in Washington County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Old Settlers Triangle

 
 
Old Settlers Triangle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, September 1, 2010
1. Old Settlers Triangle Marker
East side of two sided marker.
Inscription.  In West Bend’s early days, this plot was a community gathering place. For over 90 years, the Triangle and the building which stood there were at the center of business, social and political life, and served as a meeting place for the old settlers. Through a gift from Community Trust, the Triangle is dedicated to the early settlers and leaders of the community.
 
Erected 1973 by Wisconsin Council for Local History and Washington County Historical Society. (Marker Number 99.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 43° 25.503′ N, 88° 11.016′ W. Marker is in West Bend, Wisconsin, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and North 6th Avenue, on the left when traveling north on North Main Street. Marker is located on the point of the Triangle. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Bend WI 53095, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington House (within shouting distance of this marker); Bernhard "Ben" C. Ziegler (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephan F. Mayer Home
Old Settlers Triangle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, September 1, 2010
2. Old Settlers Triangle Marker
West side of two sided marker with duplicate text.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Eisenbahn Trail History (approx. ¼ mile away); James Kneeland House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Court House Square (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington County Courthouse Square (approx. 0.4 miles away); The West Bend Aluminum Company (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Bend.
 
More about this marker. Wisconsin Registered Landmark #99
 
Old Settlers Triangle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, September 1, 2010
3. Old Settlers Triangle Marker
Looking at the Triangle toward the southwest.
Old Settlers Triangle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, September 1, 2010
4. Old Settlers Triangle Marker
Looking at the Triangle south down Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 596 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 2, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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