45th Parallel Marker – Peshtigo, Wisconsin - Atlas Obscura
THE GASTRO OBSCURA BOOK An eye-opening journey through the history, culture, and places of the culinary world. Just released! The Gastro Obscura book is here! Order Now

45th Parallel Marker

Almost half-way between the Equator and North Pole. 

This entry is a stub
Help improve Atlas Obscura by expanding 45th Parallel Marker with additional information or photos.

One of a series of geographical markers set up by local newspaper editor Frank Noyes in the 1930s, some of the markers commemorate the exact half-way point between the North Pole and Equator, while others mark crossings of the 45th Latitude line (these are not the same point).

This marking of the 45th Parallel is located in a small roadside park along the highway and is a lovely place to stop for a picnic.

Know Before You Go

Along Highway 41 between Oconto and Peshtigo, Wisconsin. Look for the historical sign marker or you might miss it.

Community Contributors
Added By
Edited by

Make an Edit Add Photos
Want to see fewer ads? Become a Member.
From Around the Web