Near Eleva in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Served Our Country
Eleva Broiler Festival Club
Erected by Eleva Broiler Festival Club.
Location. 44° 34.464′ N, 91° 27.754′ W. Marker is near Eleva, Wisconsin, in Trempealeau County. Marker is on Mondovi Street East (U.S. 10) 0.4 miles east of Main Street (State Highway 93), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Memorial is at Eleva Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: W25757 U.S. Highway 10, Eleva WI 54738, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Strum Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Silver Mine Ski Jump (approx. 13.9 miles away).
Also see . . . Eleva, Wisconsin. History. The village was originally named "New Chicago." The grain elevator had only the letters "ELEVA" painted on it before winter struck. Newcomers assumed the letters were the name of the village. (Submitted on November 5, 2014.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 225 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.