Poplar in Douglas County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Major “Dick” Bong
“America's Ace of Aces”
Erected 1957 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 64.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients, and the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 46° 35.11′ N, 91° 48.101′ W. Marker is in Poplar, Wisconsin, in Douglas County. Marker is on Main Street east of County Highway D, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9704 Main Street, Poplar WI 54864, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Major Richard Ira Bong (approx. ¼ mile away); Davidson Windmill (approx. 6.6 miles away); Evergreen Park Cottage Sanatorium (approx. 6.8 miles away); Northwest Portal of Wisconsin (approx. 10.9 miles away); Lake Superior (approx. 11.4 miles away); Brule-St. Croix Portage (approx. 14.1 miles away); The Brule St. Croix Portage (approx. 14.2 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Dick Bong. Richard I. Bong Veterans Memorial Center website. (Submitted on June 14, 2011.)
2. Richard Bong. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 14, 2011.)
Additional keywords. P-38 "Lightning"; P-80 "Shooting Star" aircraft
Categories. • Air & Space • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 771 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on March 12, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 14, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.