Constructed in 1911, Lena Road School is one of the few remaining intact one-room schoolhouses in Marinette County. The school grounds feature the original privies and an early hand water pump. For over fifty years, local farming families . . . — — Map (db m39248) HM
The lumber companies which created many of the communities in northern Wisconsin have passed from the scene, but the villages remain, monuments to the hardihood and persistence of the residents who worked and lived in these communities. Goodman was . . . — — Map (db m86898) HM
This is a typical load of 10,000 board feet of logs, as harvested during the lumber boom, about 1885. The logs were marked and piled at the river's edge. In the spring, they were floated down the Menominee River to the various booms of the thirty . . . — — Map (db m16130) HM
This was a typical homesteaders' residence in the late 19th century. The Evancheck family donated the cabin in 1994 and it was reassembled on Stephenson Island. It had been in their family for almost a century. — — Map (db m38985) HM
I hope the problems of life will be met and solved as they arise to the happiness and contentment of human kind
Born at Maugerville New Brunswick June 18 1829- Came to Wisconisn November 15 1845 – Located . . . — — Map (db m88826) HM
This river is named after the Menominees who lived here until they moved to the Wolf River in the 1850's. The Menominee River served as the main artery of commerce until the 1850's. Indians and fur traders moved their furs downriver in canoes to a . . . — — Map (db m15956) HM
Before air conditioning, interstate highways, and automobiles, a privileged few escaped the hot summers of the lower Midwest by taking trains to resorts built by the railroads in the north woods. Besides bringing settlers north and moving lumber . . . — — Map (db m76247) HM
To the memory of over 600 men, women and children who perished when every building in the Village of Peshtigo was burned and many surrounding farms were devasted in the great tornado of fire October 8, 1871. — — Map (db m120658) HM
Theoretical Half Way Point
North Pole [right arrow]
Equator [left arrow]
The spheroidal shape of the earth makes degrees of latitude in the north longer than in the south. The true half-way . . . — — Map (db m4413) HM
This bridge crosses the river that has been the heart of the
community since the founding of Peshtigo.
This river provides power for our commerce and daily lives.
This river also protected some of our citizens who sought
refuge in . . . — — Map (db m120500) HM
On the night of 0ctober 8, 1871, Peshtigo, a booming town of 1700 people, was wiped out of existence in the greatest forest fire disaster in American history.
Loss of life and even property in the great fire occurring the same night in Chicago . . . — — Map (db m120657) HM
The term “graded school” was used to refer to any school that had more than one room and therefore contained more than one grade level of pupils. The McAllister State Graded School was built in 1914 and added to in 1919, 1924 and 1936. . . . — — Map (db m58569) HM
Originally covered by magnificent stands of forests, the northern two-thirds of the county consisted of cutover lands which attracted farmers from the corn belt during World War I. Wartime prosperity and settlement were followed by agricultural . . . — — Map (db m76254) HM