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

Center of the State of Wisconsin

 
 
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By Keith L, May 6, 2018
1. Center of the State of Wisconsin Marker
[Looking North]
Inscription.  In the early 1950's Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr. frequently visited the Pittsville area. On one such trip he proclaimed Pittsville to be the exact center of the State by Official Proclamation on the 27th of June, 1952. Professional Land Surveyors established the corner lying 250 feet North of where you are now standing.
This monument donated by the Central Chapter
of the Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors
Erected July, 1987
Wayside construction donated by: Cedar Corporation, Marshfield;
Dale Decker Surveying; Esser Trucking, Arpin;
Mid-State Associates; People's State Bank, Pittsville

 
Erected 1987 by the Central Chapter of the Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors.
 
Location. 44° 26.272′ N, 90° 7.81′ W. Marker is in Pittsville, Wisconsin, in Wood County. Marker is on Veedum Street (County Highway E) 0.1 miles west of 2nd Avenue (State Highway 80), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at a highway pull-off overlooking the Yellow River. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsville WI 54466, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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By Keith L, May 6, 2018
2. Center of the State of Wisconsin Marker
8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. City Founders’ Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Indian Bill Cemetery (approx. 6.8 miles away); Indian Dance Rings (approx. 6.9 miles away); Geological History of Powers Bluff (approx. 7 miles away); Powers Bluff (approx. 7 miles away); Babcock (approx. 9˝ miles away); Cranberry Culture (approx. 9.7 miles away); Prisoners of War (approx. 11.3 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Wisconsin geographical center
 
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By Keith L, May 6, 2018
3. Center of the State of Wisconsin
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2019, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 20, 2019, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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