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Near Downsville in Dunn County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Dunnville Sandstone

 
 
Dunnville Sandstone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 14, 2010
1. Dunnville Sandstone Marker
Inscription.  This stone, named Dunnville Sandstone, was quarried in a location first discovered in 1882 by surveyors for the railroad. Stone such as this was used for constructing our shelter house, the Mabel Tainter Memorial building in Menomonie, the St. Thomas Church in New York City, and in many other buildings.

Ulmer, Salahan, Lang, and H. Walters are former active stone quarries located across and up the river from this point.
 
Location. 44° 43.514′ N, 91° 55.936′ W. Marker is near Downsville, Wisconsin, in Dunn County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 25 0.4 miles north of Flick Road (County Highway Y), on the left when traveling south. Marker is at Caddie Woodland Historical Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Downsville WI 54735, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Caddie Woodlawn (a few steps from this marker); Eau Galle (approx. 4.6 miles away); Old Pepin County Courthouse (approx. 7 miles away); Bell Monument (approx. 10.2 miles away); Gateway to the Historic Corridor
Dunnville Sandstone and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 14, 2010
2. Dunnville Sandstone and Marker
(approx. 10 miles away); Historic Building (approx. 10 miles away); In Honor of Company H (approx. 10 miles away); Mabel Tainter Memorial (approx. 10 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Dunnville Cutstone Company. Photos, and a list of buildings made from Dunnville Sandstone. (Submitted on August 14, 2011.) 

2. Dunnville Sandstone. Photography Blog. (Submitted on August 14, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
Dunnville Sandstone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, April 22, 2010
3. Dunnville Sandstone Marker
 

More. Search the internet for Dunnville Sandstone.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   3. submitted on August 15, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.
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