Reedsburg in Sauk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Clare Briggs, Cartoonist
Briggs became one of our nation's best known cartoonists, often using local scenes and names in his popular series entitled “When a Feller Needs a Friend,” "The Old Swimming Hole," and "Skin-nay." His cartoons appeared in newspapers throughout the country.
Briggs died on 3 January 1930 in New York City.
More information on Briggs can be obtained from the Reedsburg Area Historical Society and the Reedsburg Public Library.
Location. 43° 32.286′ N, 90° 0.743′ W. Marker is in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, in Sauk County. Marker can be reached from North Webb Avenue near Fourth Street. Touch for map. Marker is in Webb Park. Marker is in this post office area: 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 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Babb's Ford (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clare A. Briggs – Cartoonist (approx. 4.2 miles away); Van Hise Rock (approx. 5.9 miles away); a different marker also named Van Hise Rock (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Ironton Mine (approx. 6½ miles away); Mid–Continent Railway Historical Society (approx. 8.8 miles away); Vodak Memorial Park (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reedsburg.
Also see . . .
1. Clare Briggs. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on July 26, 2010.)
2. Clare Briggs Photo Gallery. (Submitted on July 26, 2010.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 647 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.