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Marinette in Marinette County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Evancheck Cabin

Porterfield, Wisconsin

 

—Built 1897 —

 
Evancheck Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber
1. Evancheck Cabin Marker
Stephenson Park
Inscription. This was a typical homesteaders' residence in the late 19th century. The Evancheck family donated the cabin in 1994 and it was reassembled on Stephenson Island. It had been in their family for almost a century.
 
Location. 45° 6.106′ N, 87° 37.819′ W. Marker is in Marinette, Wisconsin, in Marinette County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 41, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marinette WI 54143, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Menominee River (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 10,000 Board Feet of Logs (about 300 feet away); Isaac Stephenson (about 600 feet away); Queen Marinette (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bay de Nocquet Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away in Michigan); Menominee Area (approx. 0.7 miles away in Michigan); Spies Public Library (approx. 1.3 miles away in Michigan); Menominee / Main Street Historic District (approx. 1.3 miles away in Michigan). Click for a list of all markers in Marinette.
 
Regarding Evancheck Cabin. The logging museum on Stephenson Island features artifacts of trading posts, Indian culture, logging and lumbering history, farming, fishing, etc. The Evanchek log cabin
Evancheck Cabin and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber
2. Evancheck Cabin and Marker
provides an authentic example of how out area's rural pioneer families lived. A recently actuired saw mill will find its new home here at the museum in late 2009. In addition to the museum and cabin, there is a small shop that offers souvenirs and toys.
 
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Evancheck Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, September 1, 2010
3. Evancheck Cabin
Stephenson Park image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, September 1, 2010
4. Stephenson Park
 
 
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