Brule-St. Croix Waterway

Brule-St. Croix Waterway (HM1NNR)

Location: Hudson, WI 54016 St. Croix County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 57.757', W 92° 43.623'

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From early Indian days the St. Croix River and the Brule River, reached by a two mile portage, formed a waterway connecting Lake Superior with the Mississippi River.

The first white man to travel the Brule-St. Croix route was the French explor­er and trader, Daniel Greysolon, Sieur du Lhut, in 1680. Many traders followed in the next century and a half to harvest the beaver. They had hardly gone before the St. Croix carried the logs and the rafts of the lumbering days, now gone too.

The primitive beauty and rugged landscape of the St. Croix earned its distinction by the United States Congress as a wild and scenic river. It is one of the best for recreation and for adventurous canoeing.
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series
Marker Number200
Year Placed1973
Placed ByThe Wisconsin Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, September 6th, 2015 at 3:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees44.96261667, -92.72705000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 57.757', W 92° 43.623'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 57' 45.42" N, 92° 43' 37.38" W
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Area Code(s)715
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near I-94, Hudson WI 54016, US
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