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

The Company Town

 
 
The Company Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2018
1. The Company Town Marker
Inscription.  From 1901 until 1925, the Lake Shore Stone Company owned the lakefront property that is now part of Harrington Beach State Park and built a company town known as Stonehaven. This house was part of Stonehaven and was occupied by workers of the Lake Shore Stone Company. It was moved one mile north of the park after the quarry closed, but its foundation still exists.
 
Erected 2015.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 43° 29.741′ N, 87° 47.646′ W. Marker is in Belgium, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee County. The marker is located within Harrington Beach State Park along the Stonehaven Historical Trail which starts just south of the Ansay Welcome Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 531 County Rd D, Belgium WI 53004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Little Quarry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pot Kiln (about 300 feet away); Stonehaven Housing (about 600 feet away); The Company Store
The Company Town Foundation image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2018
2. The Company Town Foundation
(about 700 feet away); The Krier House (about 700 feet away); Destination and Uses of the Limestone (about 800 feet away); Fire! Fire! Fire! (about 800 feet away); About the Quarry and the Limestone (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belgium.
 
Stonehaven Historical Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2018
3. Stonehaven Historical Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2018, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2018, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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