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Near Monroe Center in Adams County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Monroe Cemetery

 
 
Monroe Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, April 19, 2008
1. Monroe Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Ira and Ransom Gleason, father and uncle to Charlotte and Francis Marion Rous set aside the original acre of land for this cemetery, from the land they obtained through the Public Lands Act of 1820. This plaque in memory of Edna Rous Russell and Harry Rous.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1820.
 
Location. 44° 7.116′ N, 89° 57.022′ W. Marker is near Monroe Center, Wisconsin, in Adams County. Marker is on Bighorn Drive, 0.6 miles west of County Highway Z, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1983 Bighorn Drive, Arkdale WI 54613, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lutheran Church of the Norwegian Synod (approx. 6.4 miles away); West Church (approx. 6.7 miles away); East Arkdale Cemetery (approx. 7.4 miles away); Site of the First Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church of Roche-a-Cri (approx. 7.7 miles away); Soldiers Monument (approx. 8.8 miles away); Roche-A-Cri State Park
Monroe Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, April 19, 2008
2. Monroe Cemetery Marker
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(approx. 10.4 miles away); Spring Branch Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 11.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial / Cpl. Red Cloud Tribute (approx. 12.2 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,910 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022