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Menasha in Winnebago County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Jean Nicolet Monument

 
 
Nicolet Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 21, 2010
1. Nicolet Monument Marker
Inscription.
Near This Spot Landed
1634
First White Man in Wisconsin
Jean Nicolet
Met the Winnebago Tribe
Held Earliest White Council



Erected by
Women's Clubs of Menasha
1906

 
Erected 1906 by Women's Clubs of Menasha. (Marker Number 6.)
 
Location. 44° 11.915′ N, 88° 26.5′ W. Marker is in Menasha, Wisconsin, in Winnebago County. Marker is at the intersection of Keyes Street and Cleveland Street on Keyes Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 640 Keyes Street, Menasha WI 54952, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Menasha’s Isle of Valor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1st Sergeant Elmer J. Burr (about 300 feet away); Specialist Fourth Class Kenneth Stumpf (about 300 feet away); Indian Effigy Mounds (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wisconsin Central Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Curtis Reed (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grand Loggery (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Menasha.
 
Regarding Jean Nicolet Monument.
Nicolet Monument image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 21, 2010
2. Nicolet Monument
This is a Wisconsin Registered Landmark – Number 6.
 
Also see . . .  UW - Green Bay. Jean Nicolet article. (Submitted on August 22, 2010.) 
 
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Nicolet Monument image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 21, 2010
3. Nicolet Monument
Seal on Top Step image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 21, 2010
4. Seal on Top Step
Wisconsin Registered Landmark
6
Wisconsin Council for Local History
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,324 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 22, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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