At this site, R. Lee Sherman Dreyfus was sworn in as Wisconsin's 40th Governor

Photographed March 27, 2015
Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin
44.524099,-89.568848
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At this site,
DR. LEE SHERMAN DREYFUS,
Ninth President of WSU
from 1967 - 1972
and first Chancellor of UWSP
from 1972-1978,
was sworn in as
Wisconsin's 40th Governor
on January 1, 1979.

The building is located on northbound Fremont Street, at its intersection with one-way eastbound Main Street / Wisconsin Route 66, at 1108 Fremont Street, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481.

NOTE: There is lots of parking on Fremont Street to access the marker; otherwise, no nearby ("legal") parking available.

The Milwaukee Journal (January 2, 1979): Dreyfus Sworn In as State's 39th Governor
After some research, it's been confirmed the error lies with the Milwaukee Journal -- Lee Sherman Dreyfus was the 40th Governor of Wisconsin, as noted on the marker.







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