Neenah in Winnebago County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Kimberly Point Park
In 1848, a young John A. Kimberly moved from Troy, New York to the wilderness of Wisconsin. He and his family settled into the Kimberly homestead on Wisconsin Avenue. In 1872 he co-founded Kimberly & Clark Company which became Kimberly-Clark Corporation at the time of his death in 1928. Helen Kimberly Stewart, named after her mother, was born in 1868. She became the first woman alderperson in Neenah and in 1948 founded the Neenah Historical Society. Her brother, James C. Kimberly gave the lighthouse at the park to the city in 1945. As you visit this beautiful park, Please remember the efforts and generosity of Helen Kimberly Stewart in preserving the Park and Lakeshore Drive for the enjoyment of all.
Location. 44° 11.138′ N, 88° 26.5′ W. Marker is in Neenah, Wisconsin, in Winnebago County. Marker is on Lake Shore Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 290 Lake Shore Avenue, Neenah WI 54956, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Council Tree (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grand Loggery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Indian Effigy Mounds (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jean Nicolet Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); Menasha’s Isle of Valor (approx. 0.9 miles away); 1st Sergeant Elmer J. Burr (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Neenah.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2015, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 389 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2015, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.