Near Trempealeau in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Mississippi River Parkway:
Built by Wisconsin with federal aid and with the confidence that the other nine river states would continue the work, this section of the project symbolized the faith of Wisconsin in the integrity and permanence of the nation's institutions.
The completion of the first part of the 2,000 mile project provided tangible evidence that the concept of a pleasurable riverside highway along the banks of the Mississippi River, from its source to the sea, would be realized.
Erected 1994 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 8.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 44° 0.185′ N, 91° 25.533′ W. Marker is near Trempealeau, Wisconsin Touch for map. Marker can be reached from the parking lot of the Great River State Trail; marker is along the trail. Marker is in this post office area: Trempealeau WI 54661, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Allen Reed / Trempealeau (approx. 0.9 miles away); French Post (approx. 2½ miles away); Perrot's Post (approx. 2½ miles away); Brady's Bluff (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Geology of Perrot State Park (approx. 3.4 miles away); Historic Lake Labelle (approx. 3.8 miles away in Minnesota); Pickwick Mill (approx. 3.9 miles away in Minnesota); Gale College Historic District (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trempealeau.
Also see . . . Wisconsin's Great River Road. (Submitted on October 14, 2009.)
Categories. • Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 649 times since then. Last updated on August 2, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 14, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.