Near Egg Harbor in Door County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Halfway to the North Pole
Polaris (North Star) is directly above the North Pole. Therefore the angle between this point and Polaris is 45 degrees.
Door County Historical Society – 2000
Erected 2000 by Door County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
Location. 44° 59.851′ N, 87° 18.931′ W. Marker is near Egg Harbor, Wisconsin, in Door County. Marker can be reached from Egg Harbor Road (State Highway 42) north of Wayside Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at a wayside. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Egg Harbor WI 54209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 3˝ miles away); Egg Harbor Cupola House (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Episcopal Church of the Holy Nativity (approx. 6 miles away); Jacksonport United Methodist Church (approx. 6.3 miles away); St. Michael the Archangel (approx. 6˝ miles away); Reynolds' Pier (approx. 6.6 miles away); a different marker also named Halfway to the North Pole (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Egg Harbor.
More about this marker. There are two virtually identical markers. This one, along State Highway 42, and another along State Highway 57 north of Jacksonport. Please see the "Other nearby markers" section for a link to the other marker.
Also see . . .
1. The 45th Parallel. Jacksonport plaque, and the original plaque for Egg Harbor. (Submitted on January 21, 2010.)
2. "Halfway to the North Pole" Markers. Jacksonport plaque, and the replacement plaque for Egg Harbor. (Submitted on January 21, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,091 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 22, 2010. 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2012, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.