“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Pepin County, Wisconsin

Clickable Map of Pepin County, Wisconsin and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Pepin County, WI (8) Buffalo County, WI (8) Dunn County, WI (17) Eau Claire County, WI (80) Pierce County, WI (6) Goodhue County, MN (30) Wabasha County, MN (18)  PepinCounty(8) Pepin County (8)  BuffaloCounty(8) Buffalo County (8)  DunnCounty(17) Dunn County (17)  EauClaireCounty(80) Eau Claire County (80)  PierceCounty(6) Pierce County (6)  GoodhueCountyMinnesota(30) Goodhue County (30)  WabashaCounty(18) Wabasha County (18)
Durand is the county seat for Pepin County
Adjacent to Pepin County, Wisconsin
      Buffalo County (8)  
      Dunn County (17)  
      Eau Claire County (80)  
      Pierce County (6)  
      Goodhue County, Minnesota (30)  
      Wabasha County, Minnesota (18)  
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1Wisconsin, Pepin County, Durand — Durand Memorial Park Bandshell
On 2nd Avenue East just north of East Wells Street, on the left when traveling north.
A memorial honoring Pepin County’s brothers in arms whose deeds of high valor in global conflict are etched indelibly on victorious historyMap (db m213941) WM
2Wisconsin, Pepin County, Durand — 508 — Old Pepin County Courthouse
On West Madison Street west of 3rd Avenue West, on the left when traveling west.
Built in 1873-74 for $7,000, this building served as the center of Pepin County government for 105 years and is Wisconsin's last remaining wood-frame courthouse. The temple-front Greek Revival style architecture represents strong democratic ideals . . . Map (db m21459) HM
3Wisconsin, Pepin County, Durand — Pepin County Veterans Memorial
On East Madison Street just east of 1st Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
In memory of those who served in the Armed Forces from Pepin County 1917-1978 and all other veterans Donated by Veterans of Foreign Wars Pepin County Post 3435 and AuxiliaryMap (db m213936) WM
4Wisconsin, Pepin County, Lund — Little House Wayside
On County Highway CC, 1 mile south of County Highway SS, on the left when traveling south.
"Once upon a time......a little girl lived in the Big Woods of Wisconsin in a little gray house made of logs." Writing about herself and her life here, Laura Ingalls Wilder thus began "Little House in the Big Woods," the first of her . . . Map (db m21299) HM
5Wisconsin, Pepin County, Pepin — Anchor from the "Phil Scheckel"
On The Great River Road (State Highway 35) north of Washington Street, on the right when traveling north.
A steamboat which was run on the Chippewa River for many years during the last half of the 19th century. Captain Scheckel was perhaps the best known pilot that ever put his hand to a wheel of a Chippewa River steamboat.Map (db m10077) HM
6Wisconsin, Pepin County, Pepin — 118 — Laura Ingalls Wilder
On The Great River Road (State Highway 35) north of Washington Street, on the right when traveling north.
This park is named in honor of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the "Little House" books which were awarded a medal in 1954 as "lasting contributions to children's literature." Laura Ingalls was born in a log cabin seven miles northwest of here . . . Map (db m10064) HM
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7Wisconsin, Pepin County, Stockholm — 157 — Maiden Rock
On The Great River Road (State Highway 35) 3.1 miles south of County Highway AA, on the right when traveling south.
The story of Maiden Rock has several versions. One by Mary Eastman was published in 1849. She heard the story from an old Indian friend, Checkered Cloud, who firmly believed the event happened around 1700. A more romantic version in verse was . . . Map (db m10052) HM
8Wisconsin, Pepin County, Stockholm — 22 — Site of Fort St. Antoine1686
On The Great River Road (State Highway 35) 1.2 miles south of County Highway JJ, on the right when traveling south.
Nicholas Perrot was a daring adventurer, fur-trader and able diplomat. The handsome Frenchman built Fort St. Antoine on the shore of Lake Pepin near here in 1686. Alarmed by the aggressions of the English, the French government felt it was necessary . . . Map (db m10056) HM
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Jan. 28, 2023