Near Odanah in Ashland County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Bad River
Erected 1957 by Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 70.)
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Odanah WI 54861, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy (approx. 8 miles away); Schooner Lucerne (approx. 8.1 miles away); Doctor Edwin Ellis (approx. 8.6 miles away); Northland College (approx. 8.7 miles away); Washburn, The Monolith City (approx. 10.2 miles away); Bank of Washburn (approx. 10.2 miles away); Madeline Island (approx. 11.4 miles away); Early Vessels (approx. 12.1 miles away).
1. Marker Removed
The Wisconsin Historical Society, in their Official List of Wisconsin's State Historic Markers dated September 16, 2013, states "Marker Removed - Language Obsolete" for The Bad River marker. Images from Google Street View indicate that the marker was removed some time prior to September 2008; the support posts for the marker still remain as of October 2015.
— Submitted January 24, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2013, by Rich Eggleston of Fitchburg, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 7, 2013, by Rich Eggleston of Fitchburg, Wisconsin. 2. submitted on May 31, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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