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Cadott in Chippewa County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Cadotte Trading Post Site

 
 
Cadotte Trading Post Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 10, 2010
1. Cadotte Trading Post Site Marker
North side of marker.
Inscription. In 1787, Michel Cadotte, famous Madeline Island fur trader, had a trading post nearby on the Yellow River. Here Michel Jr. was born, and another son, Jean Baptiste, is said to be buried on the river's bank. Robert Marriner built a dam at "Cadotte Falls" in 1865 and later named the village Cadott to honor the French-Indian fur traders.
 
Erected 1975. (Marker Number 121.)
 
Location. 44° 57.215′ N, 91° 8.818′ W. Marker is in Cadott, Wisconsin, in Chippewa County. Marker is on State Highway 27 0.1 miles north of Mills Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Riverview Park along Park Place Road. Marker is in this post office area: Cadott WI 54727, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Introduction to the Geology of the Cadott Region (here, next to this marker); The Yellowstone Trail (here, next to this marker); Cadott Hub and Spoke Factory (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Precambrian Rocks (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Gravesite of Lansing A. Wilcox (approx. one mile away);
Cadotte Trading Post Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 10, 2010
2. Cadotte Trading Post Site Marker
South side of marker.
Wisconsin Veterans Tribute (approx. 1.2 miles away); Citizen Soldier Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Edson Union Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cadott.
 
Regarding Cadotte Trading Post Site. This is a Wisconsin Registered Landmark – Number 121.
 
Also see . . .
1. Michel Cadotte. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on May 25, 2010.) 

2. Wisconsin's French Connections. (Submitted on May 25, 2010.)
3. Wisconsin French Historic Sites. (Submitted on May 25, 2010.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Cadotte Trading Post Site and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 10, 2010
3. Cadotte Trading Post Site and Marker
Nearby Sign image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 10, 2010
4. Nearby Sign
Cadott; you are now half-way between the Equator and North Pole. Erected by Cadott Lions Club; serving our community since 1947.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 987 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 25, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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