Near Cadott in Chippewa County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Western Bohemian-Fraternal Association
Zapadni Ceska-Bratrska Jednota
SOKOL, a gymnastic organization, performed at the 1933 Chicago World's Fair.
A unique, itinerant artist-painted curtain depicting Karlstein Castle near Prague highlights the stage added in 1922 to serve the active drama-music group.
The "HALL" lovingly maintained continues to be a bonding social center for the loyal descendants preserving their heritage in America.
Erected by Chippewa County Historical Society. (Marker Number 32.)
Location. 45° 2.314′ N, 91° 8.788′ W. Marker is near Cadott, Wisconsin, in Chippewa County. Marker is at the intersection of 135th Avenue and Wisconsin Highway 27 on 135th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bohemian National Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); The Cobban Bridge (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Precambrian Rocks (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Yellowstone Trail (approx. 5.9 miles away); Introduction to the Geology of the Cadott Region (approx. 5.9 miles away); Cadotte Trading Post Site (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Cadotte Fur Traders (approx. 5.9 miles away); Cadott Centennial (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cadott.
Also see . . .
1. ZCBJ - WFLA Lodge. (Submitted on September 24, 2011.)
2. Bohemian Hall History. "[It] is a fraternal association organized in 1897 with its national headquarters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. From its beginning, the organization was important to its members, offering life insurance and also a support system for Czech immigrants and those of Czech descent." (Submitted on September 24, 2011.)
3. Western Fraternal Life Association. "Western Fraternal Life Association was established in 1897 as a Czech fraternal benefit society, providing its members burial insurance, social and ethnic activities, and a means of preserving Czech heritage." (Submitted on September 24, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 891 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 24, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.