Near Millston in Jackson County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Wisconsin’s Invisible Industry
Erected 1974 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 204.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 44° 13.566′ N, 90° 42.464′ W. Marker is near Millston, Wisconsin, in Jackson County. Marker is on Interstate 94 at milepost 124, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is northwest of Millston at eastbound Rest Area 53. Marker is in this post office area: Millston WI 54643, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Winnebago Indians (a few steps from this marker); Black River Valley (approx. 2.1 miles away); Highground Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Black River Falls Forest Fire (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Passenger Pigeon (approx. 2.1 miles away); Shamrock (approx. 6.1 miles away); Martin W. Torkelson (approx. 6.6 miles away); Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr. (approx. 7.7 miles away).
Also see . . . Sphagnum Moss. "In what is now the Central Wisconsin marshland, the glacier split and created a huge lake leaving the prehistoric sphagnum moss plant to flourish. When the glaciers receded during the Jurassic Period, the sprawling marshland that remained was filled with live sphagnum moss." (Submitted on November 9, 2007.)
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,892 times since then. Last updated on November 22, 2011, by John Heaton of Madison, Wisconsin. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.