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Bailey’s Eddy – Municipal Dock Marker image, Touch for more information
By Keith L, May 14, 2008
Bailey’s Eddy – Municipal Dock Marker
Wisconsin (Columbia County), Wisconsin Dells — Bailey’s Eddy – Municipal DockKilbourn Landmark
This natural harbor is named for Gen. Joseph Bailey, original owner of the property. It has been the gateway to the magnificent dells of Wisconsin for millions of visitors for over 100 years. Sight-seeing boats have developed from spoon-oared . . . — Map (db m7757) HM
Wisconsin (Columbia County), Wisconsin Dells — Bailey's Landing(A Landmark Store)
This building was constructed on the home site of General Joseph Bailey Civil War hero and a founder of Kilbourn City (now Wisconsin Dells) in 1856. Bailey became a national Civil War hero in 1864 when Porter's Red River Fleet was stranded in low . . . — Map (db m7966) HM
Wisconsin (Columbia County), Wisconsin Dells — Belle BoydKilbourn Landmark
Born May 9, 1844 in Martinsburg, VA. Died June 11, 1900 at Kilbourn, WI. On May 23, 1862 at the Battle of Front Royal, VA., Belle Boyd, then 18, ran across the battlefield between the firing lines with information for Gen. Stonewall . . . — Map (db m8023) HM
Wisconsin (Columbia County), Wisconsin Dells — First Evangelical Lutheran Church
This marks the site of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Moe Settlement 1863 — 1892 — Map (db m8172) HM
Wisconsin (Columbia County), Wisconsin Dells — H. H. Bennett StudioKilbourn Landmark — America’s Oldest Photographic Studio ·  Established in 1865 —
This building was constructed in 1875 by Henry Hamilton Bennett, pioneer landscape photographer, nationally known for his artistry, technical excellence and inventive genius. His views of this area brought the earliest tourists to his beloved Dells . . . — Map (db m7851) HM
Wisconsin (Columbia County), Wisconsin Dells — Hero of the Red River
A Wisconsin Pioneer One of the founders of Wisconsin Dells, Joseph Bailey completed the first dam across the Wisconsin River here in 1859. Opposition from upriver lumbermen required the dam's removal in 1860. Bailey's dream to build an . . . — Map (db m134610) HM
Wisconsin (Columbia County), Wisconsin Dells — Kilbourn CityKilbourn Landmark
The first bridge on this site, a wooden structure, was completed in 1857. Byron Kilbourn, land speculator and politician promoted the site. Through his influence the LaCrosse and Milwaukee Railroad crossed the river here instead of at Newport, 2 . . . — Map (db m8047) HM
Wisconsin (Columbia County), Wisconsin Dells — 177 — Kingsley Bend Indian Mounds
The mounds of this group are a fairly representative sample of those built by the people of the Effigy Mound Culture between A.D. 700-1000. It has been through excavation of other burial mounds quite similar to these that archeologists have learned . . . — Map (db m7731) HM
Wisconsin (Columbia County), Wisconsin Dells — Korean and Vietnam Veterans Memorial — American Legion —
Praise be to God K.I.A. Korea   Durlin Morse Vietnam   Dennis Beard Korea Deceased Korean War Members of Harold B. Larkin Post 187 The American Legion "We honor those veterans who gave of themselves to . . . — Map (db m80461) WM
Wisconsin (Columbia County), Wisconsin Dells — 447 — Stroud Bank
Perry G. Stroud, a young attorney from New York, established this early bank in Kilbourn City, now Wisconsin Dells, in ca. 1870. Over his thirty-year career as the town's first attorney, Stroud preserved much of the city's early documentary history. . . . — Map (db m7850) HM
Wisconsin (Columbia County), Wisconsin Dells — World War I Roll of Honor — American Legion —
Deceased WW I Members of Harold B. Larkin Post 187 The American Legion "They Served with Honor" Roll of Honor (W.W. I War Dead) Lawrence S. Christianson Otto Christopherson Hubert Coon Harold B. Larkin Keith L. . . . — Map (db m80577) WM
Wisconsin (Sauk County), Wisconsin Dells — Honoring Village Trustee Tom Diehl
On June 9, 2008 after an unprecedented series of storms, a breach occurred in the eastern end of Lake Delton. Lake Delton is the heart of the community and an essential Part of the tourist industry. Immediate restoration of the lake was . . . — Map (db m141026) HM
Wisconsin (Sauk County), Wisconsin Dells — Site of Fort DellsTheme Park
Modeled after Frontierland at Disneyland, Fort Dells was built here in 1959 bringing the Disney Experience to Dells Visitors for 26 years. Featuring–Stagecoach, Railroad, Paddlewheel Steamboat, Swinging Bridge, Blockhouse Exhibits, Escape . . . — Map (db m9294) HM
Wisconsin (Sauk County), Wisconsin Dells — Stanton Peter Helland
This American Flag was dedicated November 22, 2002 to honor Stanton Peter Helland, who is symbolic of unwavering leadership, determined dedication and peerless contributions to preserving the unique beauty and scenic splendor of . . . — Map (db m26182) HM
Wisconsin (Sauk County), Wisconsin Dells — 104 — Wisconsin Dells
The Indians believed that many years ago the Great Spirit, in the form of a snake, created the Dells when it forced its huge body through a narrow opening in the rocks. Geological studies, however, show that the Dells were formed some fifteen . . . — Map (db m1882) HM

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