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

Doctor Edwin Ellis

1824 - 1903

 

— Father of Ashland —

 
Doctor Edwin Ellis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach
1. Doctor Edwin Ellis Marker
Inscription.  A man of indomitable faith, he brought culture to a wilderness.

Learning and religion were of first concern. Freely giving to both, he labored unceasingly for a city whose good lay very close to his heart.
 
Erected 1954 by Chequamegon Junior Historical Society of Ashland High School.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 46° 35.657′ N, 90° 52.429′ W. Marker is in Ashland, Wisconsin, in Ashland County. Marker is at the intersection of Stuntz Avenue and 3rd Street East, on the right when traveling south on Stuntz Avenue. Marker is located in the northeast corner of Ellis Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ashland WI 54806, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Security Savings Bank (approx. 0.6 miles away); Schooner Lucerne (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy (approx. ¾ mile away); Northland College (approx. one mile away);
Doctor Edwin Ellis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, February 2, 2016
2. Doctor Edwin Ellis Marker
Back side of the market, nestled in some bushes.
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Radisson-Groseilliers Fort (approx. 2.3 miles away); Washburn Historic Waterfront (approx. 5.2 miles away); Washburn Lumbering Days / The Hines Lumber Company (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Sprague Well (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland.
 
Doctor Edwin Ellis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, February 2, 2016
3. Doctor Edwin Ellis Marker
Ellis Central Fire Station in background.
Doctor Edwin Ellis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, February 2, 2016
4. Doctor Edwin Ellis Marker
From the street corner
Old Ashland City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, February 2, 2016
5. Old Ashland City Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2016, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 19, 2016, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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