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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Nekoosa, Wisconsin
Location of Nekoosa, Wisconsin
► Wood County (55) ► Adams County (8) ► Clark County (27) ► Jackson County (25) ► Juneau County (20) ► Marathon County (35) ► Portage County (27)
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|Robert Friedrich, who devoted a lifetime to the sport of wrestling, claims Nekoosa as his boyhood home. Born in 1890, he began his wrestling career at the age of sixteen when he challenged another local rival to raise funds for his baseball team. . . . — — Map (db m1963) HM|
|This memorial dedicated
by parents, relatives and friends
to perpetuate the memory of
our valiant defenders of freedom
who made the supreme sacrifice.
World War I
Hamel, Archie ·
Huggins, Robert ·
Jackon, Lucas ·
Larsen, . . . — — Map (db m42402) HM|
|Lower limit of upper Wisconsin country. Called by Indians Ban-Gah-Je-Wung. First sawmill built just below here by Daniel Whitney in 1831. A strip three miles wide both sides of the Wisconsin ceded by Menominee Indians in 1836 from Point Bas forty . . . — — Map (db m7679) HM|
|Five rapids covering a distance of about three miles in this area were referred to as Nekoosa (swift water) by the Chippewa Indians, who made their campground on high Swallow Rock overlooking these rapids. At the lower end of the rapids, Wakeley’s . . . — — Map (db m1109) HM|
Point Basse, the French term for "low point" or "shallows," is located in what is now the Wood County township of Saratoga. For thousands of years Native Americans crossed the Wisconsin River here, the midpoint of a trail that ran east and . . . — — Map (db m76360) HM|
|[seal of The Liberty Tree]
All Gave Some
Some Gave All
Nekoosa Veterans of
Domtar Industries Inc.
Dedicated 11 November 2004 — — Map (db m50257) HM|
Built in 1831, Wakely’s Tavern and Trading Post was the first white settler’s house in present Wood County. River piers, shingle mill, warehouse, and gunpowder pit contributed to making this site a rendezvous for Indians, voyageurs, lumbermen . . . — — Map (db m1193) HM|