Wisconsin’s Korean War Veterans Memorial is in Plover, just south of Stevens Point along I-39/U.S. 51 at the County B exit. It rises on an island in Lake Pacawa is a small park known as Worzella Pines Park.
The Gateway area features an “Isle of Honor” commemorating the 132,000 Wisconsin residents who served in the Armed Forces during Korean War, including 4,286 who were injured and 801 who died. The Main Wall is filled with memorials, statues commemorate soldiers, medical staff, and others who served in the line of fire, and thousands of tiles are posted in memory of individuals.
Just south of Stevens Point in a shopping center strip in Plover, O’so Brewing Company offers 40 Wisconsin beers in its Tap House. Anywhere from 8 to 14 are brewed by O’so in-house, and tours of the brewery are available on Saturdays at 2, 3, and 4pm.
O’so beers include their flagship “The Big O”, a wheat ale; Hopdinger IPA; Night Train Porter; Rusty Red; Memory Lane Pilsner (5% of the proceeds for this beer are donated to help fight Alzheimer’s Disease); Hop Whoopin’; and Convenient Distraction, an Imperial Porter blended with coffee. Seasonals include colorfully-named beers like Doe in Heat and Lupulin Maximus.
The O’so Tap House is visible from I-39/U.S. 51 at the County B exit, just north of Highway 54 and east of Historic U.S. 51. It’s open every day and night except Sunday. The Wisconsin Korean War Veterans Memorial is only blocks away in Worzella Pines Park and Pacawa Lake.
3028 Village Park Drive #3034
Plover, WI 54467
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