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Poynette in Columbia County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway

 
 
Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 4, 2011
1. Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway Marker
Inscription. A living memorial to and in honor of all Wisconsin veterans living and deat, of all wars in which the United States of America has engaged.

Color guard of the 8th Wisconsin Infranty Regiment with Old Abe at Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863
The contribution of Wisconsin veterans date to the Civil War, when over 90,000 men took up arms to preserve the Union at places like Antietam, Vicksburg and Gettysburg. Since then, numerous Wisconsin men and women have served in our nation's military during times of peace and war.
 
Location. 43° 25.494′ N, 89° 28.583′ W. Marker is in Poynette, Wisconsin, in Columbia County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 90. Touch for map. Marker is at rest area. Marker is in this post office area: Poynette WI 53955, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans of the American Revolution Memorial Bridge (a few steps from this marker); The Circus (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rest Areas on the I-Roads (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wallis Rowan and His Cabin (approx. 4.5 miles away); John Muir View (approx. 5.1 miles away);

Wisconsin Visitors Center at rest stop image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 4, 2011
2. Wisconsin Visitors Center at rest stop
St. Mary's of the Pines (approx. 5.9 miles away); Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet (approx. 7.7 miles away); Pierre Pauquette Ferry (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poynette.
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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