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

Bonnie Blair

 
 
Bonnie Blair Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Bonnie Blair Marker
Inscription. Most decorated Winter Olympic athlete in U.S. history. The record holder for the most Gold Medals (5) won by an American woman in any Olympic sport. Current world record holder in the 500 and 1000 meter speedskating events. Named Sports Illustrated's 1994 Sports Woman of the Year and winner of the Sullivan Award in 1992. Inducted - 1995
 
Erected 1995 by Presented to the Hall of Fame by Robert W. Baird and Company Incorporated & Jane and Lloyd Pettit.
 
Location. 43° 2.533′ N, 87° 54.967′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on North 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Badger" Bob Johnson (here, next to this marker); Dianne Holum (here, next to this marker); Ray Nitschke (here, next to this marker); Joseph J. Krueger (here, next to this marker); Bernard E. "Bernie" Heselton (here, next to this marker); Don Gehrmann (here, next to this marker); Terry Brennan (here, next to this marker); Major General W. "Fritz" Breidster (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
More about this marker.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
The Marker is part of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame which is located on the east side of the UW-Panther Arena along North 4th Street.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
4. UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 19, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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