Commemorating the First Permanent White Settlement at St. Croix Falls

© Photographed September 10, 2016
Erected 1938
St. Croix Falls, Polk County, Wisconsin
45.396050, -92.643950 (park entrance)
45.400028, -92.647459 (Pothole Trail parking lot)
45.399070, -92.649237 (marker location)
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the first permanent
white settlement
at St. Croix Falls

The marker is located on the grounds of Interstate Park (park of the Wisconsin State Park system), on southbound Park Road, about a quarter mile south of its intersection with the Pothole Trail parking lot, at a lookout on the east bank of the St. Croix River. The entrance to the park is at the intersection of Park Road and South Vincent Street / Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024.

NOTE: The marker is inside the park; entrance to the park requires (1) an annual pass or (2) a day permit to access the marker. Click here for more fees information.

NOTE: There is no parking at the marker location; no parking! Park at the Pothole Trail trail head and walk carefully along Park Road to the marker location.

Wisconsin State Park System: Interstate Park

Click here to view all markers at Interstate Park.

Screenshot of vintage postcard provided by
Dalles of the St. Croix from Anthony Rock, St. Croix Falls, Wis.
Photo appears to be taken from the marker location.

See! No parking at the marker location!

The marker is located in Interstate Park.

The marker is located in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin.

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