Wausau in Marathon County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Teachers Training School in Wisconsin
1899 • 1943
Erected 1972 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 180.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included Wisconsin Historical Society series list.
Location. 44° 57.539′ N, 89° 38.707′ W. Marker is in Wausau, Wisconsin, in Marathon County. Marker is at the intersection of West Stewart Avenue (State Highway 52) and South 8th Avenue, on the right when traveling east on West Stewart Avenue. Marker is at the University of Wisconsin - Marathon County campus, next to Parking Lot B (near the north entrance to the administration building). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 518 South 7th Avenue, Wausau WI 54401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Business Boomed at Big Bull Falls (approx. half a mile away); Why is it called Big Bull Falls? (approx. 0.6 miles away); Big Bull Falls • Birthplace of Wausau (approx. 0.6 miles away); Big Bull Falls (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wausau Water Works (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Federal Building (approx. ¾ mile away); Pioneer Rehabilitation Center (approx. 0.9 miles away); Third Marathon County Courthouse (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wausau.
Also see . . . Historic sign unveiling set for August 3. According to this article, in April 2015, the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County and the Wausau West Side Business Association "had the marker removed so its surface could be restored and made readable." (Submitted on August 11, 2015, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,022 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on August 11, 2015, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2015, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.