Hazel Green in Grant County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Point Of Beginning
Erected 1979. (Marker Number 172.)
Topics and series. This historical Landmarks • Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1831.
Location. 42° 30.469′ N, 90° 26.193′ W. Marker is in Hazel Green, Wisconsin, in Grant County. Marker is on State Highway 80, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located just north of the Illinois state line. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hazel Green WI 53811, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Father Samuel Mazzuchelli (approx. 4.8 miles away); St. Augustine Church (approx. 5½ miles away); The De Soto House (approx. 6½ miles away in Illinois); Galena Public Library (approx. 6.6 miles away in Illinois); Ulysses S. Grant Home (approx. 6.7 miles away in Illinois); City of Presidents Presidential Shields (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Whistle Post (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Chimes of Time (approx. 6.7 miles away).
Regarding The Point Of Beginning. The "Point of Beginning" is the benchmark from which all lands in what would become Wisconsin were measured. With this benchmark in place, survey crews began laying out
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