Namur in Door County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Belgian Settlement in Wisconsin
Erected 1993 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 321.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the Wisconsin Historical Society series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1871.
Location. 44° 44.062′ N, 87° 39.982′ W. Marker is in Namur, Wisconsin, in Door County. Marker is on County Road DK east of County Road N, on the left when traveling east. Marker is immediately south of Our Lady of the Snows Cemetery; near the Belgian Heritage Center, formerly Our Lady of the Snows Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1255 County Road DK, Brussels WI 54204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Transportation Archaeology on the WIS 57 Project (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Euroamerican Settlement of the Door Peninsula (within shouting distance of this marker); The WIS 57 Reconstruction Project in Brown, Kewaunee, and Door Counties (within shouting distance of this marker); Namur and the Norbertine Fathers: Community, Education, and Religion among Belgian-Americans (within shouting distance of this marker); Architecture and History in the WIS 57 Project AreaThe Fire of 1871 and Williamsonville: A 19th Century Euroamerican Settlement in Door County (within shouting distance of this marker); After the Fire: The Vandermissen Brickworks Site (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brussels Cemetery Grotto (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Namur.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 2,293 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 6, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 5. submitted on December 14, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.