The Land of My YouthJohn Muir, the father of America's National Parks, lived on the northeast side of this lake from 1849 to 1855. Although he travelled all over the world, Muir never forgot this land, and tried several times to buy and preserve parts of it, remarking: "...even if I should never see it again, the beauty of its lillies and orchids is so pressed into my mind I shall always enjoy looking back at them in my imagination even across seas and continents and perhaps after I am dead." Erected by the John Muir Chapter of the Sierra Club in 1988 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of John Muir's birth on April 21, 1838.
|Placed By||John Muir Chapter of the Sierra Club|
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|Date Added||Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 8:43pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 306915 N 4840295|
|Decimal Degrees||43.69056667, -89.39586667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 41.434', W 89° 23.752'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 41' 26.04" N, 89° 23' 45.12" W|
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|Area Code(s)||608, 920|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near W7896 Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Montello WI 53949, US|
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