Van Hise Rock

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Van Hise Rock
VanHiseRock3.jpg
Van Hise Rock in 2014
Van Hise Rock is located in Wisconsin
Van Hise Rock
Location Sauk County, Wisconsin, USA
Nearest city Rock Springs, Wisconsin
Coordinates 43°29′21.67″N 89°54′55.13″W / 43.4893528°N 89.9153139°W / 43.4893528; -89.9153139Coordinates: 43°29′21.67″N 89°54′55.13″W / 43.4893528°N 89.9153139°W / 43.4893528; -89.9153139
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 97001267
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 25, 1997[1]
Designated NHL September 25, 1997[2]

Van Hise Rock is a rock outcropping significant for its association with geologist Charles Van Hise.[3]

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1997.[2][4]

It is located in a wayside on Wisconsin Highway 136, about 3/4 mile north of the intersection with Wisconsin Highway 154 near the village of Rock Springs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Van Hise Rock". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-01-02. 
  3. ^ http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/hp/register/viewSummary.asp?refnum=97001267
  4. ^ Joanne Kluessendorf (July 24, 1994). "National Historic Landmark Nomination: Van Hise Rock" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 4 photos, of Van Hise himself, of explanatory plaque, and of outcropping, from 1991 and other dates. PDF (670 KB)

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