Poplar in Douglas County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Major "Dick" Bong
"America's Ace of Aces"
Erected 1957 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 64.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients, and the Wisconsin Historical Society series lists.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9704 Main Street, Poplar WI 54864, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major Richard Ira Bong (approx. ¼ mile away); Davidson Windmill (approx. 6.6 miles away); Evergreen Park Cottage Sanatorium (approx. 6.8 miles away); Northwest Portal of Wisconsin (approx. 10.9 miles away); Lake Superior (approx. 11.4 miles away); Brule-St. Croix Portage (approx. 14.1 miles away); The Brule St. Croix Portage (approx. 14.2 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Dick Bong. Richard I. Bong Veterans Memorial Center website. (Submitted on June 14, 2011.)
2. Richard Bong. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 14, 2011.)
Additional keywords. P-38 "Lightning"; P-80 "Shooting Star" aircraft
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 887 times since then and 47 times this year. Last updated on March 12, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 14, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.