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Galesville in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Galesville

 
 
Galesville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 7, 2009
1. Galesville Marker
Inscription.
Trempealeau County,
Wisconsin
Founded and Named by
Judge George Gale
1854
Incorporated as a Village
1887

This marker placed by
Fort Perrot Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
1938

 
Erected 1938 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Fort Perrot Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 44° 5.039′ N, 91° 20.914′ W. Marker is in Galesville, Wisconsin, in Trempealeau County. Marker is on South Main Street (U.S. 53) north of East Ridge Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker can also be reached from the north end of Davis Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Galesville WI 54630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Galesville Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Downtown Galesville Historic District (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ridge Avenue Historic District (approx. half a mile away); John F. Cance / Galesville Area Veterans Memorial
Galesville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 7, 2009
2. Galesville Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Gale College Historic District (approx. one mile away); Decorah Peak (approx. 1.6 miles away); The McGilvray "Seven Bridges Road" (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Mississippi River Parkway: (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galesville.
 
Also see . . .  Galesville, Wisconsin. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on December 24, 2009.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Galesville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 19, 2013
3. Galesville Marker
Galesville Marker and Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 19, 2013
4. Galesville Marker and Time Capsule
The Galesville Marker and Time Capsule are in the foreground. The nearby Galesville Bridge Marker can be seen in the distance.
Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 19, 2013
5. Time Capsule
2004
Galesville Sesquicentennial
Time Capsule
Buried three feet south from
this stone to be opened in
June, 2054
Previous Time Capsule Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 19, 2013
6. Previous Time Capsule Plaque
1954
Galesville Centennial
Time Capsule
Buried four feet south from
this stone to be opened in
June, 2004
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 597 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 1, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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