“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Rockbridge, Wisconsin Historical Markers

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By Keith L, May 5, 2009
Nearby Stairs Along Ridge
Wisconsin (Richland County), Rockbridge — Pier Park
The dedication of this property for park purposes is the fulfillment of William Francis Pier's desire to preserve the beauty of this natural rock bridge as a lasting memorial to his father William Henry Pier Erected by The State . . . — Map (db m18750) HM
Wisconsin (Richland County), Rockbridge — 381 — Rockbridge
One of the largest natural bridges in Wisconsin, Rockbridge is 20 feet wide and 10 feet high. Archaeological investigations have revealed that the bridge's sandstone overhang was once used as a shelter by Native Americans. Through the efforts of . . . — Map (db m18744) HM
Wisconsin (Richland County), Rockbridge — The Little Rock
Early explorers of the driftless area noted this "small, isolated vertical rock." The first settlers removed the easily available rubble for building foundations and chimneys. Soon horses and buggies cut between the rocks and established the . . . — Map (db m20269) HM
Wisconsin (Richland County), Rockbridge — 401 — Troop Encampment
According to local tradition, on the night of July 29, 1832, during the Black Hawk War, General Atkinson’s troops camped at this location. The next day, the troops proceeded up the West Branch of the Pine River, only to abandon their supply wagon in . . . — Map (db m18742) HM

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