Point Bas

Point Bas (HM4RI)

Location: Nekoosa, WI 54457 Wood County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 17.852', W 89° 53.561'

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Lower limit of upper Wisconsin country. Called by Indians Ban-Gah-Je-Wung. First sawmill built just below here by Daniel Whitney in 1831. A strip three miles wide both sides of the Wisconsin ceded by Menominee Indians in 1836 from Point Bas forty miles upstream. Cession surveyed 1839 by Joshua Hathaway.
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HM NumberHM4RI
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 11:07am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 269241 N 4908990
Decimal Degrees44.29753333, -89.89268333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 17.852', W 89° 53.561'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 17' 51.12" N, 89° 53' 33.66" W
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Area Code(s)715, 608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1034-1050 Point Basse Ave, Nekoosa WI 54457, US
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