Wrecks of the Steamers Toledo and Niagara Memorial

© Photographed February 28, 2015 and September 29, 2017
Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin
43.384546,-87.88137 (anchor location inside cemetery)
43.383495, -87.879990 (South Keeney Street entrance to cemetery)
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Anchor from Steamer Toledo
recovered from Lake Michigan 1900
Erected to the Memory
of the
passengers and crews who lost
their lives in the wrecks of the
Steamers Toledo and Niagara
wrecked off Port Washington, Wis.
1856

The Steamers Toledo and Niagara Memorial is located at the center of the west side of Union Cemetery, Port Washington, Wisconsin. 

NOTE: The entrance to the cemetery is located on southbound South Keeney Street, just north of its intersection with West Oakland Avenue. Follow the unnamed cemetery road around until you see the anchor at the top of the highest knoll, on your right.

Wikipedia: Niagara (palace steamer)

See also these related markers at nearby Ozaukee County locations:



Looking east across the cemetery . . .


The small marker, barely visible in the grass in front of the anchor,
disappears once it snows (see below).



A drawing of the Palace Steamer Niagara.
This media file is in the public domain.

 This historical marker in downtown Port Washington references
the anchor memorial at Union Cemetery.
in nearby downtown Port Washington.

A glass etching of the Steamship Niagara,
in nearby downtown Port Washington.

Sidewheel Steamer Niagara, located in nearby downtown Port Washington.

The entire Steamer Niagara Memorial in downtown Port Washington.


The memorial anchor is at the top of the highest knoll.

The anchor is at the top of the knoll.


Dexter enjoyed himself immensely.


 The South Keeney Street entrance to the cemetery.

The memorial is located at Port Washington's Union Cemetery.

 The memorial is located in Port Washington, Wisconsin.

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