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Menomonee Falls in Waukesha County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Sub-Continental Divide

 
 
Sub-Continental Divide Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, June 22, 2010
1. Sub-Continental Divide Marker
Inscription. The eastern portion of Waukesha County has a major sub-continental divide as shown by the line in the map. Water falling west of this crest of land goes into the Fox River watershed and eventually into the Gulf of Mexico via the Mississippi River. Water falling on the east side goes into the Menomonee River watershed and enters the St. Lawrence Seaway by flowing through the Great Lakes.
 
Erected 1959 by Waukesha County Historical Society. (Marker Number 15-01.)
 
Location. 43° 10.499′ N, 88° 8.185′ W. Marker is in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, in Waukesha County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 74) and Westchester Drive, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Menomonee Falls WI 53051, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brogan Cabin (approx. 1.9 miles away); Koch House (approx. 1.9 miles away); School House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Umhoefer House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Miller-Davidson House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Barn
Close Up of Map on Right Side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, June 22, 2010
2. Close Up of Map on Right Side of Marker
Map shows townships/cities and major highways, with sub-continental divide running north to south.
(approx. 2 miles away); Lannon Lists itself as “Amateur Baseball Capital of Waukesha County” (approx. 2 miles away); Milwaukee Road Depot (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Menomonee Falls.
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
Sub-Continental Divide Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, June 22, 2010
3. Sub-Continental Divide Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 2,464 times since then and 157 times this year. Last updated on June 20, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 22, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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