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Ephraim in Door County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

First Permanent Colony in Door County

 
 
First Permanent Colony in Door County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 16, 2008
1. First Permanent Colony in Door County Marker
Inscription.  
Near
this spot
a Moravian
Congregation,
Reverend
A.M. Iverson, Pastor
landed May, 1853,
forming the first
permanent colony
in Door County
———
Erected 1923

 
Erected 1923.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
 
Location. 45° 9.329′ N, 87° 10.237′ W. Marker is in Ephraim, Wisconsin, in Door County. Marker is on Water Street (State Highway 42) north of Cherry Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ephraim WI 54211, 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. Anderson Dock (approx. half a mile away); A Road Less Traveled (approx. 1.2 miles away); Life on the Ledge (approx. 1.4 miles away); A State Park System is Formed (approx. 1.6 miles away); Island Paradise (approx. 2.8 miles away); Village of Sister Bay (approx. 3.3 miles away); Nature of Sister Bay (approx. 3.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away).
 
First Permanent Colony in Door County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 16, 2008
2. First Permanent Colony in Door County Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,092 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 29, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 16, 2022