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Solomon Juneau

 
 
Solomon Juneau Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
1. Solomon Juneau Statue
Inscription.  

Solomon Juneau,
First White Settler of Milwaukee,
MDCCCXVIII

Solomon Juneau,
First Mayor of Milwaukee,
MDCCCXXXXVI

The gift of
Charles T. Bradley,
and
William H. Metcalf
to the
City of Milwaukee

 
Erected 1887 by Charles T. Bradley and William H. Metcalf.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 43° 2.564′ N, 87° 53.896′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on Prospect Avenue near Kilbourn Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Statue is in the heart of Juneau Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Washington (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Service Star Legion World War I Memorial (about 800 feet away); Womens Club of Wisconsin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milwaukee County War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Solomon Juneau Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
2. Solomon Juneau Statue
Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.2 miles away); Immanuel Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); College Women's Club (approx. ¼ mile away); Jason Downer House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Also see . . .
1. Solomon Juneau Death Notice. (Submitted on November 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Isabella Fox's 1916 Biography of Juneau. (Submitted on November 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Solomon Juneau First White Settler Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
3. Solomon Juneau First White Settler Relief
Solomon Juneau First Mayor Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
4. Solomon Juneau First Mayor Relief
Solomon Juneau Statue Sponsors image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
5. Solomon Juneau Statue Sponsors
Solomon Juneau Inscription image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
6. Solomon Juneau Inscription
View from Solomon Juneau Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
7. View from Solomon Juneau Statue
Looking east toward Lake Michigan
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,221 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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