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

‘Old Bell’ Tower

 
 
'Old Bell' Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 17, 2008
1. 'Old Bell' Tower Marker
Inscription.  A modern rendition of Bank of Sturgeon Bay's original tower erected in 1900 on the NW corner of 3rd Ave. & Kentucky St., and removed in 1939. The original bell was reacquired with the cooperation of the First Baptist Church of Sturgeon Bay where it had called parishioners to worship since 1946.

Dedicated to the people of Door County who have the courage to dream and give life their best.

January, 26, 1990
Commemorated in honor of
Bank of Sturgeon Bay's 100th Anniversary
 
Erected 1990.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1874.
 
Location. 44° 50.164′ N, 87° 22.663′ W. Marker is in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, in Door County. Marker is at the intersection of North 3rd Avenue and Kentucky Street on North 3rd Avenue. Marker is at the tower on the northeast corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sturgeon Bay WI 54235, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Sturgeon Bay (here, next to this marker); Hay Hardware
'Old Bell' Tower image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 17, 2008
2. 'Old Bell' Tower
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 110-114 North 3rd Avenue (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Merchants Exchange Bank (about 700 feet away); Public Library (about 700 feet away); Masonic Temple (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sturgeon Bay Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Propellers from the tug John Purves (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sturgeon Bay.
 
The Old Bell Tower image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert L Weber, November 4, 2011
3. The Old Bell Tower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 30, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,129 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 30, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   3. submitted on November 4, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 4, 2022