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

Little Quarry

 
 
Little Quarry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devon Polzar, 2018
1. Little Quarry Marker
Inscription.  In the late 1800s, settlers used a pot kiln to fire limestone from Little Quarry, which is still visible in the woods as a round depression about 6 feet deep and 2,700 square feet in area. By the early 1900s the successful Lake Shore Stone Company needed greater quantities of limestone and started a larger quarry, now Quarry Lake. Little Quarry was abandoned and transformed into a wading pool for children.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 43° 29.771′ N, 87° 47.698′ W. Marker is in Belgium, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee County. Marker can be reached from County Road D. The marker is located within Harrington Beach State Park. 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. Pot Kiln (a few steps from this marker); The Company Town (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stonehaven Housing (approx. 0.2 miles away); From Booming Business to Quiet Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Reminder of Days Past
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Destination and Uses of the Limestone (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fire! Fire! Fire! (approx. 0.2 miles away); About the Quarry and the Limestone (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belgium.
 
More about this marker. The marker is along the Stonehaven Historical Trail. The trail starts just south of the Ansay Welcome Center.
 
Little Quarry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devon Polzar, 2018
2. Little Quarry Marker
White Cedar Swamp Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devon Polzar, 2018
3. White Cedar Swamp Trail Marker
Welcome to Stonehaven Historical Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devon Polzar, 2018
4. Welcome to Stonehaven Historical Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2018, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on May 9, 2020, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2018, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin.   4. submitted on May 9, 2020, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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