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By Keith L, July 24, 2008
Beef Slough Marker
Wisconsin (Buffalo County), Alma — 230 — Beef Slough
On The Great River Road (State Highway 35) 0.3 miles north of Iron Creek Road (County Highway I), on the left when traveling north.
The Beef Slough was a sluggish branch of the Chippewa River that provided an excellent storage pond for the logs floated downstream by numerous logging companies. Here loggers were employed to arrange the mixed-up logs into orderly rafts to be towed . . . — Map (db m10103) HM
Wisconsin (Buffalo County), Alma — Lock & Dam No. 4
Near North Main Street (State Highway 35) north of East Cedar Street, on the left when traveling north.
Designed by and constructed under the direction of The Corps of Engineers, United States Army 1932 – 1935 Contractor for lock – Ouilmette Construction & Engineering Co. Contractor for dam – United Construction Co. . . . — Map (db m17300) HM
Wisconsin (Buffalo County), Alma — Veterans Memorial
On South Second Street north of North Street (County Highway E), on the right when traveling north.
This site and memorial is forever dedicated to the memories, valor, courage and ideals of those Buffalo County residents that have given their all and rest in burial sites at home, abroad and at sea. It is also dedicated to those that have endured . . . — Map (db m73314) WM
Wisconsin (Buffalo County), Fountain City — Fountain City
On South Main Street (State Highway 35) at Fountain Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street.
Thomas A. Holmes (1804-1888) established the first permanent settlement in Buffalo County in 1839 at the present site of Fountain City. In the fall of that year Holmes and a party of twelve including his wife came up the Mississippi River to barter . . . — Map (db m43205) HM
Wisconsin (Buffalo County), Fountain City — Fountain City
On South Shore Drive (State Highway 35) at South Main Street, on the right when traveling north on South Shore Drive.
Before the white man came to this area Indians of the Chippewa, Winnebago and other tribes roamed freely along the Mississippi River. Recorded history tells of an Indian tribal battle that took place on these river banks which was witnessed by some . . . — Map (db m43206) HM
Wisconsin (Buffalo County), Mondovi — Civil War Monument
On North Eau Claire Street (County Highway H) at Glen Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Eau Claire Street.
In Memory Of Our Nations Defenders Erected by W.R.C. No. 124 1914 — Map (db m73511) WM
Wisconsin (Buffalo County), Mondovi — Mirror Lake Veterans Park
On West Mill Street 0.1 miles east of North Eau Claire Street (County Highway H), on the right when traveling east.
Freedom Is Not Free Military Service Emblems Army Navy Air Force Marine Corps Coast Guard Merchant Marine Galen C. Aase Loren R. Aase William J. Aase Wayne M. Adams James R. Alf Mitchell Allen . . . — Map (db m78828) WM
Wisconsin (Buffalo County), Nelson — Veterans Memorial
On South Main Street (State Highway 35) 0.4 miles south of 1st Street, on the left when traveling south.
In Memory of Those Who Served Our Country — Map (db m73348) WM

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