Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Wisconsin Dells in Columbia County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Bailey’s Eddy – Municipal Dock

Kilbourn Landmark

 
 
Bailey’s Eddy – Municipal Dock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, May 14, 2008
1. Bailey’s Eddy – Municipal Dock Marker
Inscription.  This natural harbor is named for Gen. Joseph Bailey, original owner of the property. It has been the gateway to the magnificent dells of Wisconsin for millions of visitors for over 100 years. Sight-seeing boats have developed from spoon-oared rowboats of the 1850’s, through steamboats, wooden naptha, and gasoline launches to the present steel fleet.
 
Erected 1976.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: LandmarksWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 43° 37.653′ N, 89° 46.638′ W. Marker is in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Street (State Highway 16/23) and Eddy Street, on the right when traveling west on Broadway Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wisconsin Dells WI 53965, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alexander Mitchell Steamboat Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); History of the Wisconsin Dells (within shouting distance of this marker); Geology of the Wisconsin Dells (within shouting distance of this marker);
Bailey’s Eddy – Municipal Dock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, May 14, 2008
2. Bailey’s Eddy – Municipal Dock Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
The Railroads (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); River Excursions (about 300 feet away); Kilbourn City (about 300 feet away); The Wisconsin River (about 400 feet away); Bailey's Landing (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wisconsin Dells.
 
Municipal Dock image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, May 14, 2008
3. Municipal Dock
Bailey’s Eddy – Municipal Dock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Onions, January 23, 2010
4. Bailey’s Eddy – Municipal Dock Marker
Headstone of General Joseph Bailey. General Bailey is buried in Evergreen Cemetery - Section 5 - in Fort Scott, Kansas.
Broadway Street at Eddy Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, May 14, 2008
5. Broadway Street at Eddy Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,487 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   4. submitted on February 7, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.   5. submitted on May 17, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=7757

Paid Advertisements
 
 

Jul. 4, 2022