Fond du Lac in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Wisconsin Progressive Party
Laws fostered by the Party protected the workers of Wisconsin against the calamities of injury and unemployment. To commemorate the Progressive Party's contribution to worker's welfare, the Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin Labor Council, AFL-CIO, dedicates this plaque on its 75th, and our nation's 200th birthday.
September 6, 1976
Erected 1976 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 227.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1863.
Location. 43° 46.512′ N, 88° 26.73′ W. Marker is in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, in Fond du Lac CountyTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fond du Lac WI 54935, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Soldiers Monument (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Union Soldiers Monument (about 700 feet away); The Military Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pioneer Military Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Spanish–American War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Locomotive No. 2714 (approx. 1.3 miles away); G. A. R. Memorial Drive (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fond du Lac.
Also see . . . Progressive Party. "Senator Robert M. LaFollette, Sr., of Wisconsin was another leader of the Progressive Movement....In 1934 LaFollette's sons, Sen. Robert LaFollette, Jr., and Philip, organized a Progressive party in Wisconsin." (Submitted on November 18, 2007.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 3,088 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.