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North Freedom in Sauk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Vodak Memorial Park

 
 
Vodak Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 7, 2009
1. Vodak Memorial Park Marker
Inscription.
Joseph A. Vodak 1898 – 1974
Julia Wopat Vodak 1903 – 1985

The Vodak family moved to North Freedom in 1927 from Hillsboro, Wis. Joe operated a sawmill at railroad museum location and a lumber shop at this site.

Joe and Julia were interested, active contributors to this community and the museum.

Plaque presented by the family
Mabel, Joe, Harley
1987

 
Erected 1987 by the family.
 
Location. 43° 27.624′ N, 89° 52.034′ W. Marker is in North Freedom, Wisconsin, in Sauk County. Marker is on West Walnut Street west of North Maple Street (County Highway I), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is next to the North Freedom Fire Department. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 North Maple Street, North Freedom WI 53951, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mid–Continent Railway Historical Society (approx. 0.4 miles away); Van Hise Rock (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Van Hise Rock (approx. 3.1 miles away); Ringling Brothers Circus
Vodak Memorial Park and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 7, 2009
2. Vodak Memorial Park and Marker
(approx. 5 miles away); Clare A. Briggs – Cartoonist (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Ringling Bros. and Baraboo, Wisconsin Circus Heritage (approx. 6.3 miles away); Baraboo River (approx. 6.3 miles away); Sauk County Civil War Monument (approx. 6.3 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 513 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 24, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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