Near Genoa in Vernon County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Wisconsin's First Nuclear-Fueled Electric Generating Station
Erected 1976 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 223.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Genoa WI 54632, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor (approx. half a mile away); Dams on the Mississippi (approx. half a mile away); Site of Red Bird's Village (approx. 3.3 miles away); Black Hawks Outpost (approx. 6.9 miles away); Battle of Bad Axe (approx. 7.2 miles away); Black Hawk War (approx. 7.2 miles away); Head of Battle Isle (approx. 7.2 miles away); Chief Win-no-shik, the Elder (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Genoa.
More about this marker. This 1976 marker was located at the power plant. A revised 2008 marker at a new location ½ mile north of the power plant resolved security concerns associated with having a public-access marker on Dairyland property.
Also see . . .
1. Genoa Station #3. "G-3 was named simply because it was the third generating facility to be built in Genoa, (Submitted on October 23, 2009.)
2. Aerial photo of the power plant. (Submitted on October 23, 2009.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,102 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2009. 3. submitted on October 23, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.