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Sturgeon Bay in Door County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

‘Old Bell’ Tower

 
 
'Old Bell' Tower Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, September 17, 2008
1. 'Old Bell' Tower Marker
Inscription. A modern rendition of Bank of Sturgeon Bay's original tower erected in 1900 on the NW corner of 3rd Ave. & Kentucky St., and removed in 1939. The original bell was reacquired with the cooperation of the First Baptist Church of Sturgeon Bay where it had called parishioners to worship since 1946.

Dedicated to the people of Door County who have the courage to dream and give life their best.

January, 26, 1990
Commemorated in honor of
Bank of Sturgeon Bay's 100th Anniversary
 
Erected 1990.
 
Location. 44° 50.164′ N, 87° 22.663′ W. Marker is in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, in Door County. Marker is at the intersection of North 3rd Avenue and Kentucky Street on North 3rd Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at the tower on the northeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Sturgeon Bay WI 54235, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Sturgeon Bay (here, next to this marker); Hay Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); 110-114 North 3rd Avenue (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Merchants Exchange Bank (about 700 feet away);
'Old Bell' Tower Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, September 17, 2008
2. 'Old Bell' Tower
Masonic Temple (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sturgeon Bay Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Propellers from the tug John Purves (approx. half a mile away); Historic Museum Tug John Purves (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Sturgeon Bay.
 
Also see . . .  Sturgeon Bay Historical Map. "A modern rendition of Baylake Bank's original tower... Built on the NE corner of Third Ave. and Kentucky, this new tower commemorates the Bank's 100th Anniversary. The original tower was erected in 1900 on the NW corner of the same intersection." (Submitted on January 30, 2009.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Old Bell Tower Photo, Click for full size
By Robert L Weber, November 4, 2011
3. The Old Bell Tower
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 933 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   3. submitted on , by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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