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

Cataract

Town of Little Falls

 
 
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By Keith L, September 22, 2017
1. Cataract Marker
Inscription.
Hunting ground of the
"Muskwaki" (Fox) Indians.
Settled by J. E. Rathbone in
1855
Prospered as a stage coach stop
with churches, hotels, general
stores and mills.

 
Location. 44° 5.455′ N, 90° 50.436′ W. Marker is in Cataract, Wisconsin, in Monroe County. Marker is on State Highway 27 0.1 miles north of County Highway I, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at a highway pull-off immediately south of Rathbone Creek. Marker is in this post office area: Cataract WI 54620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Paul and Matilda Wegner Grotto (approx. 2 miles away); Shamrock (approx. 5.8 miles away); Martin W. Torkelson (approx. 7.8 miles away); Civil War Cannon (approx. 9.9 miles away); Wisconsin Child Center Cemetery (approx. 10 miles away); Masonic Lodge (approx. 10.2 miles away); Sparta Free Library (approx. 10.2 miles away); Monroe County Courthouse (approx. 10.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Cataract Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 22, 2017
2. Cataract Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2018, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2018, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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