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

The Alexander Noble House

 
 
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By Keith L, September 16, 2008
1. The Alexander Noble House Marker
Inscription. The Alexander Noble House was built in 1875 on land purchased from Asa Thorp, the founder of the Village of Fish Creek. This Greek Revival Style-influenced resi­dence is the Village's oldest existing dwelling still in its original location. Born in Scotland in 1829, Alexander Noble immigrated to Canada in 1840 and settled in Fish Creek in 1855 where he lived until his death in 1905. He was a blacksmith by trade and served for many years as town chairman, postmaster and member of the county board.
 
Erected 1998 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 386.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 45° 7.663′ N, 87° 14.789′ W. Marker is in Fish Creek, Wisconsin, in Door County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 42) east of Spruce Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4167 Main Street, Fish Creek WI 54212, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Thorp Cabin (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shorelines and Sedge Meadows (approx. 0.7 miles away); Privilege in the Park
The Alexander Noble House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 16, 2008
2. The Alexander Noble House and Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Why Green Bay? (approx. 1.8 miles away); Eagle Bluff Lighthouse (approx. 2.9 miles away); A State Park System is Formed (approx. 3.2 miles away); A Road Less Traveled (approx. 3.4 miles away); Life on the Ledge (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fish Creek.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Noble House. Fish Creek's Oldest Frame Residence. (Submitted on October 5, 2008.) 

2. Alexander Noble House Museum. The Alexander Noble House, built in 1875, is an authentic example of a Greek Revival farmhouse. Enjoy a tour of the 10-room home and experience a portrayal of domestic life in Door County at the turn of the century. Walk the town of Fish Creek where a thriving fishing and shipping village once stood. Imagine the steamships at dock waiting for horse-drawn carriages to delivered summer guests to their lodgings. Tours daily 10:00 to 3:00 pm., June thru October. Admission: Adults $5 Children $2 (Submitted on March 18, 2014, by Laurie Buske of Fish Creek, WI - Wisconsin.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,847 times since then and 54 times this year. Last updated on March 26, 2016, by Laurie Buske of Fish Creek, WI - Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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