Wells in Delta County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Resources.
Location. 45° 47.838′ N, 87° 4.609′ W. Marker is in Wells, Michigan, in Delta County. Marker can be reached from Mead Road north of US Highway 2/US Highway 41/Michigan Highway 35. Marker is on a nature/historical trail behind the parking lot at the Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6833 Hwy 2, 41 & M-35, Wells MI 49894, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forest Management (here, next to this marker); Waterpowered Sawmills (a few steps from this marker); Escanaba River (within shouting distance of this marker); Lumberjacks (within shouting distance of this marker); River Drives (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bill Bonifas (about 500 feet away); First Public Schoolhouse in Escanaba (approx. 3.8 miles away); Ludington Hotel (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wells.
Also see . . .
1. Isaac Stephenson. Wikipedia article that also tells of Stephenson's political career in Wisconsin. (Submitted on September 9, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
2. The Decline of Manufacturing in America: A Case Study. Article on the Naked Capitalism website that mentions that the Mead Corporation merged with WestVaco to form MeadWestVaco in 2002. In 2005, Cerberus purchased five MeadWestVaco mills, including the Escanaba mill, and formed NewPage. (Submitted on September 9, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
3. Verso Corporation Completes Buyout of NewPage. Article in the Keweenaw Report that indicates that NewPage was purchased by Verso Corporation in 2015. (Submitted on September 9, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.