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Wausau in Marathon County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pioneer Rehabilitation Center

Wisconsin Registered Landmark

 
 
Pioneer Rehabilitation Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2015
1. Pioneer Rehabilitation Center Marker
Inscription.

In the First American National Bank building which once stood here, Employers Insurance of Wausau opened, on June 1, 1928, a facility for rehabilitating injured workers. It was the first center of its kind established by the insurance industry. To that humanitarian endeavor, which fostered acceptance of the physical therapy concept nationwide, this plaque is dedicated.
 
Erected 1978 by Wisconsin Council for Local History. (Marker Number 75.)
 
Location. 44° 57.655′ N, 89° 37.675′ W. Marker is in Wausau, Wisconsin, in Marathon County. Marker is on 3rd Street north of Scott Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 3rd Street, Wausau WI 54403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Federal Building (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Third Marathon County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Workers' Compensation Law (approx. mile away); Battle of the Bulge Monument (approx. mile away); World War I Guardian Angel Monument (approx. mile away); Big Bull Falls

Pioneer Rehabilitation Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2015
2. Pioneer Rehabilitation Center Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Wausau Water Works (approx. 0.3 miles away); Big Bull Falls Birthplace of Wausau (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wausau.
 
Also see . . .  Wisconsin Registered Landmarks. (Submitted on October 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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