Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 entries match your criteria.
 
 

Historical Markers and War Memorials in Platteville

 
Clickable Map of Grant County, Wisconsin and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Grant County, WI (25) Crawford County, WI (24) Iowa County, WI (19) Lafayette County, WI (23) Richland County, WI (15) Jo Daviess County, IL (4) Clayton County, IA (5) Dubuque County, IA (18)  GrantCounty(25) Grant County (25)  CrawfordCounty(24) Crawford County (24)  IowaCounty(19) Iowa County (19)  LafayetteCounty(23) Lafayette County (23)  RichlandCounty(15) Richland County (15)  JoDaviessCountyIllinois(4) Jo Daviess County (4)  ClaytonCountyIowa(5) Clayton County (5)  DubuqueCounty(18) Dubuque County (18)
Platteville, Wisconsin and Vicinity
    Grant County (25)
    Crawford County (24)
    Iowa County (19)
    Lafayette County (23)
    Richland County (15)
    Jo Daviess County, Illinois (4)
    Clayton County, Iowa (5)
    Dubuque County, Iowa (18)
 
Touch name on list to highlight map location.
Touch blue arrow, or on map, to go there.
GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1Wisconsin (Grant County), Platteville — 276 — First State Normal School
Wisconsin's first college devoted wholly to training teachers, the Platteville Normal School, opened here on October 9, 1866, in Rountree Hall, which since 1853 has housed its predecessor, the Platteville Academy. The Academy (1842-1866) had . . . — Map (db m33681) HM
2Wisconsin (Grant County), Platteville — Main Street Commercial Historic District Platteville
Settled in response to the discovery of lead ore in the area, the original Village of Platteville was platted in 1835. Designed around existing miners' diggings, and lead ore smelters, Platteville was patterned after English villages with narrow . . . — Map (db m33132) HM
3Wisconsin (Grant County), Platteville — Platteville Started Here
(from the memoirs of John H. Rountree): "During the fall of 1827 my partner and myself purchased a mineral prospect that had been discovered, by finding small pieces of lead mineral in the litter piles of dirt scratched out by the badger to make . . . — Map (db m33280) HM
4Wisconsin (Grant County), Platteville — World's Largest MSymbol of the College of Engineering
241 Ft High 214 Ft Wide The University of Wisconsin Platteville Begun in 1937 by students of The Wisconsin Mining School — Map (db m33131) HM
 
 
  
 
Paid Advertisement
Dec. 1, 2020