St. Germain, Wisconsin: Chief Big St. Germain

A wooden statue -- probably an old tree trunk -- depicts Big Chief St. Germain. A lot of Indians had that name, but a single chief never existed. Next to it is a similarly carved large muskie fish, unnamed.
Hwy 70, St. Germain, WI
Southwest corner of the intersection of Hwys 70 and 155. On the north edge of town, outside the town visitor center.
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Chief Big St. Germain.

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Chief Big St. Germain looks over the village on a rainy Saturday.

[Ron Renken, 05/20/2019]

Chief Big St. Germain.

Chief Big St. Germain

Statue of Big Chief St. Germain standing outside the Information Booth. This statue is flanked by a giant muskellunge as well as a map of the areas lakes and cottages. Both of these statues have been there for time out of mind. I have been visiting my family in St Germain since the early '60s and it has always been there. My Great Aunt ran the information booth for many years.

[Heidi Hessen, 03/15/2007]
Indian and Fish Statues

In downtown St. Germain, on a corner where the State Road 70 makes some turns, there are statues (wood carvings) of Chief St Germain, and of a fish on a plank. Both are about 15 ft. high.

[Jim Heverin, 06/24/2005]

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