Washburn in Bayfield County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Bank of Washburn
The Bank of Washburn was founded by A.C. Probert, one of Washburn's most colorful characters. Probert also served as Chairman of the town but was ultimately convicted of embezzlement and sentenced to the Waupan Penitentiary.
Designated a local landmark in 2006
Location. 46° 40.395′ N, 90° 53.476′ W. Marker is in Washburn, Wisconsin, in Bayfield County. Marker is at the intersection of East Bayfield Street (State Highway 13) and Central Avenue, on the right when traveling south on East Bayfield Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 East Bayfield Street, Washburn WI 54891, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washburn, The Monolith City (a few steps from this marker); Washburn Lumbering Days / The Hines Lumber Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); Washburn Historic Waterfront The Sprague Well (approx. 0.8 miles away); Madeline Island (approx. 3½ miles away); Schooner Lucerne (approx. 5.1 miles away); Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy (approx. 5.1 miles away); Doctor Edwin Ellis (approx. 5½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washburn.
More about this marker. The building is now home of the Washburn Cultural Center.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 522 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 17, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.