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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Oshkosh

 
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin and Vicinity
    Winnebago County (47)
    Calumet County (9)
    Fond du Lac County (34)
    Green Lake County (11)
    Outagamie County (20)
    Waupaca County (35)
    Waushara County (9)
 
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1Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — Camp Bragg Memorial
Near this spot in the autumn of 1862 the 21st and 32d Regiments Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry were encamped for organization before proceeding to the front. Erected 1915 — Map (db m35107) HM
2Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — Chief Oshkosh Monument
. . . — Map (db m34259) HM
3Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — Civil War Monument
To the memory of the Wisconsin men who fought in the war for the Union 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m34528) HM
4Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — 217 — Coles Bashford House
This house was once the home of Coles Bashford who served from 1856 to 1858 as the first Republican Governor of Wisconsin. It was built in 1855, a year after the Republican Party came into being as an avowed opponent to the further extension of . . . — Map (db m72194) HM
5Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — 347 — Edgar Sawyer House
Oshkosh lumberman, banker and financier Edgar P. Sawyer hired noted local architect William Waters to design this Tudor Revival style house in 1907. Constructed of brick and limestone with parapeted gables and fluted chimneys, the house featured . . . — Map (db m20885) HM
6Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — 560 — Elizabeth Batchelder Davis Children’s Home
Side 1 On this site stood the house that was once the Elizabeth Batchelder Davis Children’s Home. The Greek Revival-style house was built circa 1855 for Oshkosh attorney Coles Bashford (1816-1878). Bashford was later elected Wisconsin’s . . . — Map (db m96459) HM
7Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — First Catholic Mass
. . . — Map (db m34172) HM
8Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — G.A.R. Memorial
G.A.R. To Our Dead Comrades — — Map (db m40282) HM
9Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — Grand Opera House
. . . — Map (db m34098) HM
10Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — John R. Morgan Residence / Irving-Church Historic District
[Side 1] This Queen Anne style home was built in 1884 for John R. Morgan (1833-1906) Eleanor (Hughes) Morgan (1832- 1909) and their three children. John and his brother, Richard, arrived in Oshkosh in 1855 and established one of Oshkosh’s . . . — Map (db m154735) HM
11Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — Kiwanis Clubs Gazebo
This Victorian gazebo was presented as a gift to the City by the four Kiwanis Clubs of Oshkosh with the funds from the first annual Oshkosh Kiwanis Mini Grand Prix Auto Race held in June 1990. Dedicated July 4, 1991 — Map (db m41917) HM
12Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — 27 — Knaggs Ferry
James Knaggs, who lived across the river from this point, operated a ferry here for nineteen years. In 1831 John and Juliette Kinzie, traveling on horseback from Green Bay to their Indian Agency assignment at Portage, were ferried across. In the . . . — Map (db m3243) HM
13Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — Oldest House
Oldest House in Winnebago County built by Joseph H. Osborn – 1844 – Winnebago County Archeological & Historical Society 1933.Map (db m35239) HM
14Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — Oshkosh Korean and Vietnam War Memorials
Korean War 1950–1955 In proud rememberance of their valor. Bernier, William A. · Burdick, Herbert Jr. · Gonia, Harry J. · Henderson, Richard E. · Klatt, Charles R. · Langlitz, Lyle M. · Lansing, James M. · Lashck, Edward R. · . . . — Map (db m41740) WM
15Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — Oshkosh World War II Memorial
Let none forget they gave their all, and faltered not when came the call. 1941 — 1945 Honoring all who served and dedicated to the noble deeds of the men and women of Oshkosh who served their country and especially to . . . — Map (db m41731) HM
16Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — Rainbow Memorial Park
The 42nd Division composed of National Guard units from 26 states and the District of Columbia including Co. "F" Oshkosh, Co. "G" Appleton, Co. "E" Fond du Lac was formed August 1917. The 42nd Rainbow Division was named by Colonel Douglas MacArthur, . . . — Map (db m26153) HM
17Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — 211 — S. J. WittmanAircraft Designer • Race Pilot • Inventor
For 38 years America's premier air race pilot, S. J. Wittman served as manager of this airport. Since 1924 he has designed and built aircraft for which he has achieved national recognition. One of his planes "Buster" is in the Smithsonian . . . — Map (db m3210) HM
18Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — Smith–Buckstaff
This site donated by John and Lois Smith and the heirs of John and Sarah Buckstaff Erected by the Smith School Parents and Teachers Association 1933.Map (db m35262) HM
19Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — Soldier and Sailor Monument
To the Soldier and Sailor Dead of the Spanish–American and World Wars from the Citizens of Oshkosh 1924 — Map (db m40265) HM
20Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — Spanish–American War Monument
Dedicated October 22, 1939 to commemorate the valour and patriotism of the men who served in the war with Spain, Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition 1898 – 1902 Made possible through the public spirit and . . . — Map (db m37173) HM
21Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — The 32d Red Arrow Division
In Honor of the Members of The 32d Red Arrow Division Formed 18 July 1917 World War I 6 April 1917 – 11 November 1918 Campaigns "France" Alsace • Aisne-Marne • Oise-Aisne • Meuse-Argonne Casualties: . . . — Map (db m40307) HM
22Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — 183 — The University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh
Opening its doors in 1871, the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was then the third normal school founded by the state. Pioneering in curricular innovations, the school also established the first kindergarten at an American public normal school in . . . — Map (db m33786) HM
23Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — War Veterans Monument
They shall not grow old as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them. In honor of our community's war veterans. . . . — Map (db m34648) HM
24Wisconsin (Winnebago County), Oshkosh — Webster Stanley
Webster Stanley built the first house in Oshkosh near this spot 1836 Marked by Winn. Co. Arch. & Hist. Society and Wis. Power & Light Co. 1930Map (db m34910) HM
 
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