Tilden Half Way Billboard.

Half-Way Between Equator And North Pole Billboard (Gone)

Field review by the editors.

Tilden, Wisconsin

Tilden loses a point or two for appearing to copy the billboard style of eastward 45th parallel town Cadott, with its cartoonish globe and red lettering against white. Who knows -- the local Lions club provided this one, and perhaps the towns share the same sign artist. Tilden, unlike shifty Cadott, placed their sign along the actual survey line that marks the midway point between the Equator and the North Pole. The net effect of Tilden's honesty was that we snapped a photo while moving, skipped the town itself and headed on to stop in Cadott!

By 2021, this sign had been repainted and no longer refers to the halfway claim. Perhaps it's Tilden's gamble to get you to drive into town to look for a new halfway sign....

Also see: When Halfway is Far Enough

Half-Way Between Equator And North Pole Billboard

Directions:
On Southbound US 53 just before exit 102.
Status:
Gone

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