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Eau Claire in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Eau Claire River

 
 
Eau Claire River Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 11, 2011
1. Eau Claire River Marker
Inscription. Named by French voyageurs who accompanied the explorer, Jonathan Carver and his Indian guides as they ascended the river in the summer of 1767
Eau Claire means clear water
 
Erected 1936 by the County Federation of Women's Clubs.
 
Location. 44° 48.813′ N, 91° 30.044′ W. Marker is in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, in Eau Claire County. Marker is at the intersection of North Barstow Street and the Eau Claire River, on the left when traveling south on North Barstow Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eau Claire WI 54703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Haymarket Square" (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); City Hall (about 800 feet away); Eau Claire Public Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); City of Bridges (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eau Claire (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eau Claire’s Connection to the Soo Line Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eichert - Pscheidt (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christ Church Cathedral and Parish House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eau Claire.
 
Categories. ExplorationNative Americans
 
Eau Claire River Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 11, 2011
2. Eau Claire River Marker
Looking east along the Eau Claire River with the North Farwell Street bridge in the background.
Eau Claire River Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 11, 2011
3. Eau Claire River Marker
Looking west along the Eau Claire River with the North Barstow Street bridge in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.
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