Bayfield in Bayfield County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Booth Cooperage
Today, power driven fishing boats still land fish here in Bayfield, one of Wisconsin’s most famous fishing villages. Herring are still being salted annually, as it was done over 150 years ago.
National Register of Historic Places
Location. 46° 48.744′ N, 90° 48.766′ W. Marker is in Bayfield, Wisconsin, in Bayfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Front Street, on the left when traveling east on Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 Washington Ave, Bayfield WI 54814, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bayfield Historic Waterfront (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to Commercial Fishermen of Bayfield Schooner Pretoria (approx. ¼ mile away); A Turning Point in Place and Time (approx. 0.3 miles away); Madeline Island (approx. 2½ miles away); Early Vessels (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Madeline Island (approx. 6.9 miles away); Hokenson Brothers Fishery (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bayfield.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.