Ripon in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1972 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 184.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 29, 1864.
Location. 43° 50.678′ N, 88° 50.414′ W. Marker is in Ripon, Wisconsin, in Fond du Lac County. Marker is on Ransom Street north of West Blossom Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ripon WI 54971, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers First Congregational Church of Ripon (within shouting distance of this marker); 401 Watson Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of the Republican Party (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of Republican Party (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Ripon (approx. ¼ mile away); Ceresco (approx. 0.6 miles away); Carrie Chapman Catt (approx. 0.7 miles away); "Daycholah" (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ripon.
Also see . . . Ripon College: History. "The original three limestone buildings which witnessed the commencement of 1867 remain in use: East, Smith and West Halls. These, along with seven other campus buildings, were added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995." (Submitted on November 17, 2007.)
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