Whiting in Portage County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected by the Portage County Historical Society.
Location. 44° 29.559′ N, 89° 33.386′ W. Marker is in Whiting, Wisconsin, in Portage County. Marker can be reached from Water Street (County Highway HH) 0.1 miles west of Post Road (Business Highway 51), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in Lower Whiting Park. Marker is in this post office area: Stevens Point WI 54481, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Historic Southside Railroad Complex of Stevens Point (approx. 1.7 miles away); Veterans World War I Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Casimir Pulaski (approx. 2.1 miles away); American Legion War Monument September 11th, 2001 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Portage County Civil War Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); First Public Building (approx. 2½ miles away); St. Stanislaus Church World War II Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away).
Also see . . . Whiting. "As a new village, Whiting provided for itself in paving roads, establishing a fire department, setting up water services and developing a parks system. For a short time, Whiting even had its own airport located on the current site of McDill Cemetery." (Submitted on July 18, 2009.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 627 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.