Jim Falls, Wisconsin: Old Abe the Eagle

Mascot of a Civil War infantry company, the eagle was named in honor of President Abraham Lincoln, survived numerous engagements, and retired to Jim Falls until he died in a fire in 1881. The 10.5 ft. fiberglass statue is a tribute to the brave eagle.
County Hwy Y, Jim Falls, WI
At intersection of County Hwy Y and County Hwy S, next to the power station on the river.
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Old Abe the Eagle

After visiting the Corrugated Tube Man while traveling through town we spotted this find. There was a little informational shelter, but again, in a rush to the next destination, no time for reading so don't know the story behind it.

[Holly Diestler, 08/28/2008]
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