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Near Spring Green in Iowa County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Tower Hill State Park

 
 
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By William J. Toman, September 5, 2010
1. Tower Hill State Park Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the memory of
Jenkin Lloyd Jones

This area of 60 acres has been used since Civil War days by the people of Iowa, Richland and Sauk Counties as a picnic ground and a common meeting place. It is fitting that this land should become a part of the playground system of the state.

Presented to the State of Wisconsin by
Mrs. Jenkin Lloyd Jones and members of the Jenkin Lloyd Jones family.

 
Erected 1928 by the State Conservation Commission.
 
Location. 43° 8.914′ N, 90° 2.772′ W. Marker is near Spring Green, Wisconsin, in Iowa County. Marker can be reached from County Highway C 2 miles west of U.S. 14, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spring Green WI 53588, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Old Helena (here, next to this marker); Shot Tower (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Military River Crossing (approx. 0.8 miles away); Welcome to Unity Chapel (approx. 1.3 miles away); Elizabeth Wright Ingraham
Tower Hill State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, September 5, 2010
2. Tower Hill State Park Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Frank Lloyd Wright (approx. 1.6 miles away); Western Escape (approx. 3 miles away); Old Military Road (approx. 11.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring Green.
 
Also see . . .  Tower Hill State Park. (Submitted on September 8, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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