“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Menominee County Michigan Historical Markers

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By Joel Seewald, August 18, 2019
Bailey Fishery Marker
Michigan (Menominee County), Ingallston Township — L2110 — Bailey Fishery
Mathais Bailey was a commercial fisherman who moved his family from Egg Harbor, Wisconsin, in 1870, seeking more abundant fishing on the west side of Green Bay. In 1893 his son Charles bought 123 acres of land and built this house for his wife, . . . — Map (db m138986) HM
Michigan (Menominee County), Ingallston Township — Village of Leathemport
About 1878, John Leathem and Thomas Smith came to this area from Door County, Wisconsin. They cut the towering pines along the west shore of Green Bay and built a saw mill to make lumber and shingles. Over 400 hundred men were employed in the . . . — Map (db m139042) HM
Michigan (Menominee County), Menominee — Bay de Nocquet Trail
This tablet marks the Bay de Nocquet Trail of the Menominee and other Indian tribes U.S. Mail runners and earliest fur traders also Indian cemetery — Map (db m88828) HM
Michigan (Menominee County), Menominee — S0343 — Chapee Rapids
Stanislaus Chaput, a French-Canadian fur trader sometimes called Louis Chappee, became the first settler at the mouth of the Menominee River in the early 1800s. He fought, along with most of the Green Bay traders, in the British attack on Fort . . . — Map (db m88829) HM
Michigan (Menominee County), Menominee — L1944 — Menominee / Main Street Historic District
(Side 1:) Menominee French-Canadian voyager Louis Chaput (Chappee) came here during the late 1790s. Chaput, an agent for the American Fur Company, was the first white settler in Menominee, which was named for the Menominee Indians . . . — Map (db m88831) HM
Michigan (Menominee County), Menominee — 84 — Menominee Area
This was the home of the Menominee Indians. Nicolet, the French explorer, visited them in 1634 on his futile search for Cathay. Conflict over fishing rights brought on the Sturgeon War here between the Menominee and Chippewa tribes. During the . . . — Map (db m4414) HM
Michigan (Menominee County), Menominee — Spies Public Library
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m88830) HM
Michigan (Menominee County), Stephenson — Owen Francis Patrick Hammerberg
In memory of Owen Francis Patrick Hammerberg Born May 31, 1920 in Daggett, Michigan. As a United States Navy-World War II veteran , Owen was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, posthumously, for heroism in saving the . . . — Map (db m138504) HM WM

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