Reedsburg in Sauk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
1844 · 1851
J.W. Babb. First
1844 · 1851
M. Baker, Grandson.
Erected by M. Baker and H.V. Hamilton. (Marker Number 89.)
Location. 43° 31.943′ N, 90° 0.663′ W. Marker is in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, in Sauk County. Marker is on East Main Street (State Highway 23/33) west of Webb Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is by the east bank of the Baraboo River. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16 East Main Street, Reedsburg WI 53959, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clare Briggs, Cartoonist (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clare A. Briggs – Cartoonist (approx. 4.2 miles away); Van Hise Rock (approx. 5.6 miles away); a different marker also named Van Hise Rock (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Ironton Mine (approx. 6.6 miles away); Mid–Continent Railway Historical Society (approx. 8½ miles away); Vodak Memorial Park (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reedsburg.
More about this marker.
This is a Wisconsin Registered Landmark – Number 89; Wisconsin Council for Local History.
Also see . . .
1. Reedsburg's Notable Citizens. "Our most noted pioneer arrived here before Reedsburg was even a place. In the spring of 1844 this was just a lonely spot known to the few settlers in Wisconsin as 'Indian Ford.'" (Submitted on July 22, 2010.)
2. James Babb. (Submitted on July 22, 2010.)
3. History of Reedsburg. (Submitted on July 22, 2010.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 22, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.