Near Drywood in Chippewa County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Bohemian National Cemetery
The 33 families who cleared the land and plotted it into 10' x 20' lots drew numbers to determine their burial plots. A double-paged ledger documents each grave site with many pioneer names continuing.
Commemorative services are held each year to honor and preserve the unique and precious Czech heritage as they contributed and blended into the American culture.
Erected by the Chippewa County Historical Society. (Marker Number 31.)
Location. 45° 2.72′ N, 91° 8.802′ W. Marker is near Drywood, Wisconsin, in Chippewa County. Marker is on State Highway 27 half a mile north of 135th Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cadott WI 54727, 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. Western Bohemian-Fraternal Association The Cobban Bridge (approx. 5.2 miles away); Old Abe, the War Eagle (approx. 6.2 miles away); Old Abe the War Eagle (approx. 6.2 miles away); The Precambrian Rocks (approx. 6.3 miles away); The Yellowstone Trail (approx. 6.3 miles away); Introduction to the Geology of the Cadott Region (approx. 6.3 miles away); Cadotte Trading Post Site (approx. 6.3 miles away).
Also see . . . Bohemian National Cemetery. "The first entry in the cemetery register is dated 22 October 1901, not 1905 as indicated on the historical marker." (Submitted on July 30, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 767 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 30, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.