© Photographed August 31, 2015
Black River Falls, Jackson County, Wisconsin
The mural is affixed to a building on the southeast corner of the intersection of North 1st Street and Main Street / Wisconsin Highway 54, at or near 44 Main Street, Black River Falls, WisconsinA hand-held rake was used to harvest cranberries from the wet lands circa 1850-1930. The Native Americans first discovered "ibimi" (the bitter berry) growing along riverbanks. Being rich in vitamins A, B & C. The cranberry was used to ward off scurvy * other illness. Today Wisconsin leads the nation in cranberry production. In Loving Memory -- Wanda Pergande.
Take a stroll through history! The History murals displayed throughout downtown Black River Falls and Jackson County celebrate the history, culture, heritage and ethnicity of Jackson County. Contact the Black River Area Chamber of Commerce for detailed information at 800-404-4008.
Click here for a list of all murals photographed to date and to learn more about the mural project.
The mural is located in Black River Falls, Wisconsin.