Bailey's Landing

There was once a marker on the middle pillar; it is now missing.
This is the information about the missing marker: 

Photographed October 7, 2014
Erected 1979
Wisconsin Dells, Columbia County, Wisconsin

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 water. Using raftsmen's techniques learned in this area, Bailey freed the fleet, saving the Union two million dollars and shortening the war by two years.

This property was leased from Jack and Ben Olson by Arnold Borcher Co. in 1978, remodeled in a nautical motif and named Bailey's Landing in his honor. AD 1979
The marker was located on westbound Broadway / Wisconsin 13 / 16, at its intersection with River Road / Superior Street, at 131 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin 53965.

NOTE: This property was previously known as "Bailey's Landing". It is now occupied by Yuval Wear.

 Joseph Bailey
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The site of the missing marker.

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