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Three Lakes in Oneida County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

World's Largest Chain of Lakes

Dedication

 
 
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By Keith L, September 13, 2010
1. World's Largest Chain of Lakes Marker
Inscription.  The Eagle River-Three Lakes Chain of 28 Lakes is the largest inland Chain of Lakes in the World. The 28-Lake Chain has over 174 miles of shoreline. It spans from 5 miles southeast of the Town of Three Lakes to 1.5 miles west of the City of Eagle River.
Scott McCallum
Wisconsin Governor · May 25, 2002
 
Erected 2002.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 45° 47.919′ N, 89° 9.871′ W. Marker is in Three Lakes, Wisconsin, in Oneida County. Marker is on Park Street north of Superior Street (U.S. 45), on the left when traveling north. Marker is near the Three Lakes Information Bureau. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1704 Superior Street, Three Lakes WI 54562, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of Fred "Cy" Williams (here, next to this marker); Nicolet National Forest (approx. 6˝ miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Three Lakes Chamber of Commerce.
World's Largest Chain of Lakes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 13, 2010
2. World's Largest Chain of Lakes Marker
Maple Lake is beyond the marker.
"Three Lakes is a small community nestled amidst the 650,000-acre Chequamegon Nicolet National Forest, known for its crystal clear lakes..." (Submitted on September 23, 2010.) 

2. Eagle River Chamber of Commerce. "Eagle River is geographically centered within the largest concentration of freshwater lakes in the world. There are nearly 3000 lakes within an hours car ride from town." (Submitted on September 23, 2010.) 
 
Park beyond Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 13, 2010
3. Park beyond Marker
Plaque at Flagpole image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 13, 2010
4. Plaque at Flagpole
In memory of Susan K. Evenson for her invaluable service.
Donated by Three Lakes Unlimited 1990.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,255 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 23, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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