Near Lyndon Station in Juneau County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway
Color guard of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment with Old Abe at Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863
The contributions of Wisconsin veterans date to the Civil War, when over 90,000 men took up arms to preserve the Union at places like Antietam, Vicksburg, and Gettysburg. Since then, numerous Wisconsin men and women have served in our nationís military during times of peace and war.
Location. 43° 45.051′ N, 89° 56.945′ W. Marker is near Lyndon Station, Wisconsin, in Juneau County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 94, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in Rest Area 10, in the westbound lanes of I-94. Marker is in this post office area: Lyndon Station WI 53944, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Sand Counties – Aldo Leopold Territory (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wisconsin River (approx. one mile away); The Iron Brigade (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hop Raising (approx. 3.8 miles away); Orland S. Loomis (1893–1942) (approx. 7.1 miles away); Stewart's Chapel (approx. 7.4 miles away); Stanton Peter Helland (approx. 11.9 miles away); Wisconsin Dells (approx. 11.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lyndon Station.
More about this marker. A photograph of the 8th Wisconsin appears at the top of the marker. Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.