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

Gateway to the Historic Corridor

 
 
Gateway to the Historic Corridor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, circa September 2015
1. Gateway to the Historic Corridor Marker
Inscription. Many sites along this historic corridor testify to the longstanding cooperation between Menomonie and the educational institution founded by James Huff Stout in 1891. The university and city continue to foster the vision of learning and opportunity.
 
Location. 44° 52.584′ N, 91° 55.707′ W. Marker is in Menomonie, Wisconsin, in Dunn County. Marker is on East Main Street (State Highway 29), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. On the campus of the University of Wisconsin - Stout. Marker is in this post office area: Menomonie WI 54751, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Mabel Tainter Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of Company H (within shouting distance of this marker); Stori House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bell Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. Stephen Tainter (approx. 1.2 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery / Earliest Evergreen Burials (approx. 1.3 miles away); Chippewa Valley White Pine (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Menomonie.
 
More about this marker. Marker is attached to 4-sided pillar
 
Categories. Education
 
UW-Stout image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, September 2015
2. UW-Stout
James H. Stout (1848-1910) image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, September 2015
3. James H. Stout (1848-1910)
"The public, always worshiping the things that are seen, will memorialize Senator Stout for his material gifts, but the wise historian...will place him with Mann, Howe, Gallaudet, and Eliot...as a man with a great educational mission." -A.E. Winship 1908
School Timeline image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, September 2015
4. School Timeline
The Stout Manual Training School 1891 to 1908; The Stout Institute 1908 to 1955; Stout State College 1955 to 1964; Stout State University 1964 to 1971; University of Wisconsin-Stout 1971
Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, September 2015
5. Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
2001 Award Recipient University of Wisconsin-Stout The first Malcolm Baldrige Award Recipient in Higher Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2015, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 9, 2015, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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