Mosinee in Marathon County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Joseph Dessert Library
Has Been Placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 44° 47.507′ N, 89° 42.048′ W. Marker is in Mosinee, Wisconsin, in Marathon County. Marker is on 2nd Street north of Main Street, on the right when traveling north. The plaque is attached to a pillar at the west entrance of the library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 Main Street, Mosinee WI 54455, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memoriam (approx. ¾ mile away); John Baptiste DuBay (approx. 6.2 miles away); Fallen Soldiers Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away); Du Bay Trading Post (approx. 8 miles away); Wisconsin's First Home-Built Flying Machine (approx. 8.7 miles away); Monadnocks (approx. 8.9 miles away); Rib Mountain State Park (approx. 8.9 miles away); Ancient Ripples (approx. 8.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. City of Mosinee. Little Bull Falls and The Legend of Chief Mosinee. "In 1889, Mosinee was incorporated and Dessert was elected its first official leader. Not content to simply be a leader and businessman, he turned philanthropist in 1898 by constructing a library, turning it over to the community in 1906 with $9000 to sustain it, a large sum of money back in those days." (Submitted on August 19, 2014.)
2. Mosinee, Wisconsin. Wikipedia entry. Joseph Dessert Library. (Submitted on August 19, 2014.)
3. Joseph Dessert Library. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 19, 2014.)
Additional keywords. Joseph Dessert Memorial Library • Marathon County Public Library - Mosinee Branch
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 19, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.