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

Gilbert Knapp Park

 
 
Gilbert Knapp Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2013
1. Gilbert Knapp Park Marker
Inscription.

This memorial is dedicated in memory of Capt Gilbert Knapp who founded Racine, Wisconsin in the year 1834

This memorial is a bequest to the City of Racine by Herman C. Menge

 
Erected 1949 by the City of Racine.
 
Location. 42° 44.542′ N, 87° 46.959′ W. Marker is in Racine, Wisconsin, in Racine County. Marker is at the intersection of Michigan Boulevard and High Street, on the right when traveling north on Michigan Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Racine WI 53403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cream Brick Cottages / Cream Brick (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. one mile away); Racine, Wisconsin (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jerome Increase Case / Mascot and Trademark (approx. 1.1 miles away); Joshua Glover Commemorative Marker (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Racine Harbor (approx. 1.1 miles away); Racine County Historical Museum (approx. 1.1 miles away); Engine House No. 3 (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Racine.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Racine WI (from 1871 address). (Submitted on October 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Gilbert Knapp Park Committee Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2013
2. Gilbert Knapp Park Committee Marker

2. Gilbert Knapp Bio at Wisconsin Historical Society. (Submitted on October 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Gilbert Knapp at FindAGrave. (Submitted on October 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Gilbert Knapp Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2013
3. Gilbert Knapp Park Marker
Gilbert Knapp Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2013
4. Gilbert Knapp Park
Looking north from near marker
North Beach Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2013
5. North Beach Park
Looking southeast from near Knapp marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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