Mormon Settlements

Mormon Settlements (HMEI3)

Location: Greenwood, WI 54437 Clark County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 46.024', W 90° 35.883'

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The Mormons, Clark County's first loggers, came in 1844 and established camps between Wedge's Creek and Greenwood to cut timber for their Illinois city of Nauvoo. After the murder of their leader Joseph Smith at Carthage, Illinois in mid-1844, the Mormons soon left. The sole legacy of their Clark County settlements is Cunningham Creek, named for Jonathan Cunningham who drowned in it while running logs.
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HM NumberHMEI3
Marker Number23
Year Placed1968
Placed ByThe Clark County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 4:09am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 690076 N 4959881
Decimal Degrees44.76706667, -90.59805000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 46.024', W 90° 35.883'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 46' 1.44" N, 90° 35' 52.98" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)715
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 N Main St, Greenwood WI 54437, US
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