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

Stonehaven Housing

 
 
Stonehaven Housing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2018
1. Stonehaven Housing Marker
Inscription.  The Lake Shore Stone Company village, Stonehaven, housed quarry workers from Italy, Luxembourg, and Austria. Married employees lived in small 15 by 24-foot houses built on stilts. Two barracks, known as the Italian House and the Austrian House, sheltered bachelors. Some workers lived in shacks they built for themselves.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 43° 29.64′ N, 87° 47.61′ W. Marker is in Belgium, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee County. Marker can be reached from Sauk Trail Road. 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. The Company Store (within shouting distance of this marker); About the Quarry and the Limestone (within shouting distance of this marker); Fire! Fire! Fire! (within shouting distance of this marker); Destination and Uses of the Limestone
Housing Remnants image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2018
2. Housing Remnants
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Krier House (within shouting distance of this marker); A Reminder of Days Past (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); From Booming Business to Quiet Park (about 400 feet away); Stone Crusher (about 400 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 96 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2018, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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