The Great Northern Pine of Wisconsin

© Photographed July 12, 2015
Dedicated July 14, 1974 by The Cadott Chamber of Commerce
Cadott, Chippewa County, Wisconsin
44° 57.215′ N, 91° 8.818′ W
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This statue is a conception of the "Cadotte" fur trader. Sculptor Jerry Holter of Clam Lake, Wisconsin was commissioned to carve the figure from a solid section of native Northern White Pine, symbolic of the great lumbering industry of which the founder of Cadott Village, Robert Marriner, was a part. In its history the village had a succession of wood industries including sawmills, an oak tannery, a barrel heading mill, shingle mill, a cheese box factory, and a hub and spoke factory which employed many men. The cutting of the great pines was followed by the present agricultural era.
The marker is located at Riverside Park on Park Place Road, at its intersection with southbound Wisconsin Highway 27, Cadott, Wisconsin 54727.

(aka eastern white pine, white pine, northern white pine, Weymouth pine, and soft pine.)
The tree is known to the Iroquois nation as the "Tree of Peace".

Wikipedia: Michel Cadotte

The marker is on the left side of the display,
out of range of the photograph.

The marker is located in Cadott, Wisconsin.

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