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Pittsville in Wood County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

City Founders’ Cemetery

“Pitts’ Cemetery”

 
 
City Founders' Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, May 4, 2008
1. City Founders' Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  This cemetery is the final resting place of men, women and children who settled Pittsville and the surrounding area. Some tombstones have weathered, some broke; some graves were never marked. Some stones were moved, but time and nature cannot remove the life these people pioneered for us –
Their Living Memorial

 
Erected 1987.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
Location. 44° 26.532′ N, 90° 7.794′ W. Marker is in Pittsville, Wisconsin, in Wood County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Avenue and East Jackson Street, on the left when traveling south on 1st Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsville WI 54466, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Center of the State of Wisconsin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Indian Bill Cemetery (approx. 6˝ miles away); Indian Dance Rings (approx. 6.7 miles away); Geological History of Powers Bluff
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(approx. 6.7 miles away); Powers Bluff (approx. 6.7 miles away); Gallagher Foundation (approx. 7.2 miles away); Wallace B. Grange (approx. 7.7 miles away); Babcock (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
City Founders' Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, May 4, 2008
2. City Founders' Cemetery Marker
Back of Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, May 4, 2008
3. Back of Marker
Pittsville Founders' Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, May 4, 2008
4. Pittsville Founders' Cemetery
Final resting place of Oliver Pitts & family, other early settlers.
Nearby Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, May 4, 2008
5. Nearby Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,275 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 4, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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