Janesville in Rock County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First State Fair
October 1-2, 1851
Erected 1954 by the Rock County Historical Society. (Marker Number 20.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Animals • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list.
Location. 42° 41.047′ N, 89° 1.036′ W. Marker is in Janesville, Wisconsin, in Rock County. Marker is at the intersection of South Atwood Avenue and East Court Street, on the right when traveling north on South Atwood Avenue. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Congregational Church (approx. half a mile away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. half a mile away); Janesville Tank Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); James E. Croft (approx. 0.9 miles away); Burr Robbins Circus (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Black Hawk War / Black Hawk's Grove (approx. 1.3 miles away); La Prairie Grange Hall (approx. 5.1 miles away); Rock River Industry (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Janesville.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,009 times since then and 117 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.