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

Clickable Map of Taylor 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> Taylor County, WI (4) Chippewa County, WI (75) Clark County, WI (27) Lincoln County, WI (8) Marathon County, WI (37) Price County, WI (7) Rusk County, WI (5)  TaylorCounty(4) Taylor County (4)  ChippewaCounty(75) Chippewa County (75)  ClarkCounty(27) Clark County (27)  LincolnCounty(8) Lincoln County (8)  MarathonCounty(37) Marathon County (37)  PriceCounty(7) Price County (7)  RuskCounty(5) Rusk County (5)
Medford is the county seat for Taylor County
Adjacent to Taylor County, Wisconsin
      Chippewa County (75)  
      Clark County (27)  
      Lincoln County (8)  
      Marathon County (37)  
      Price County (7)  
      Rusk County (5)  
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1 Wisconsin, Taylor County, Medford — Civilian Conservation Corps
"In creating this civilian conservation corps we are killing two birds with one stone. We are clearly enhancing the value of our natural resources and second, we are relieving an appreciable amount of actual distress." ~Franklin Delano . . . Map (db m194538) HM
2 Wisconsin, Taylor County, Medford — United States Forest ServiceDepartment of Agriculture
"Without natural resources life itself is impossible. From birth to death, natural resources, transformed for human use, feed, clothe, shelter, and transport us." ~Gifford Pinchot The United States Forest Service came to northern . . . Map (db m194282) HM
3 Wisconsin, Taylor County, Rib Lake — 346 — Rib Lake Lumber Company
In 1882, speculator J.J. Kennedy constructed a small mill along the shores of Rib Lake, founding the Rib Lake Lumber Company. In spite of several mill fires, the company grew to produce over a billion board feet of lumber. At first dependent upon . . . Map (db m30222) HM
4 Wisconsin, Taylor County, Rib Lake — 232 — Rustic Road
This historical marker commemorates the first official Rustic Road in Wisconsin following state legislation authorizing the maintenance and identification of scenic roadways under the State Rustic roads Board of the Department of Transportation. . . . Map (db m30220) HM
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Apr. 14, 2024