Mercer, Wisconsin: Head of First Smokey Bear Costume

The head of the very first Smokey the Bear costume, created in Mercer in 1950, is preserved under glass. On loan here from the Dept. of Natural Resources ranger station.

Mercer Public Library

Address:
2648 Margaret St., Mercer, WI
Directions:
Mercer Public Library, Margaret St. and Library St.
Hours:
M-F 9-5, Sat 9-12. Su closed. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
715-476-2366
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Head of Smokey Bear costume.

Head of First Smokey Bear Costume

The First Smokey Bear Costume is currently being held at the Mercer Library. 2648 Margaret St. Mercer WI.

[Ron Renken, 09/19/2019]

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