Near River Falls in St. Croix County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Edgar Wilson Nye
1850 – 1896
Erected 1968 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 165.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 44° 54.702′ N, 92° 33.504′ W. Marker is near River Falls, Wisconsin, in St. Croix County. Marker is on State Highway 65 0.1 miles south of Town Hall Road (County Highway J), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: River Falls WI 54022, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. German Settlement (approx. 4.6 miles away); Hudson Toll Bridge (approx. 10.7 miles away); In the Summer of 1910 (approx. 10.8 miles away); Louis Massey (approx. 10.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 12.9 miles away); New Richmond Cyclone (approx. 13.6 miles away); New Richmond Heritage Center (approx. 13.8 miles away); Paperjack Creek (approx. 13.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Edgar Wilson Nye. "The Boomerang was founded while Nye was the postmaster of Laramie City, Wyoming Territory. It launched him to national fame, gaining subscribers in every state and some foreign countries." (Submitted on August 3, 2008.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 946 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.