Near Boulder Junction in Vilas County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Forest Patrol Flight
Erected 1955 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 34.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Horticulture & Forestry. Wisconsin Historical Society series list.
Location. 46° 3.811′ N, 89° 38.774′ W. Marker is near Boulder Junction, Wisconsin, in Vilas County. Marker can be reached from County Road M 1.3 miles south of County Road K, on the right when traveling south. Marker is near the east shore of North Trout Lake at the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest Boat Landing. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boulder Junction WI 54512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forest Restoration (approx. 1.2 miles away); Snowmobile (approx. 7.6 miles away); Devils Lake Vista Subcontinental Divide (approx. 9˝ miles away); Dr. Kate Pelham Newcomb (approx. 11.9 miles away); The Million Penny Parade (approx. 11.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 12.2 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Forest Fire Program. (Submitted on September 21, 2010.)
2. Wildlandfire. Article: Wisconsin DNR air attack pilot died in plane crash – the first fatality of a DNR air attack pilot in the line of duty. (Submitted on September 21, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 567 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.