“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Oconto County, Wisconsin

Clickable Map of Oconto County, Wisconsin and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Oconto County, WI (11) Brown County, WI (101) Door County, WI (119) Forest County, WI (3) Langlade County, WI (9) Marinette County, WI (16) Menominee County, WI (3) Shawano County, WI (8)  OcontoCounty(11) Oconto County (11)  BrownCounty(101) Brown County (101)  DoorCounty(119) Door County (119)  ForestCounty(3) Forest County (3)  LangladeCounty(9) Langlade County (9)  MarinetteCounty(16) Marinette County (16)  MenomineeCounty(3) Menominee County (3)  ShawanoCounty(8) Shawano County (8)
Oconto is the county seat for Oconto County
Adjacent to Oconto County, Wisconsin
      Brown County (101)  
      Door County (119)  
      Forest County (3)  
      Langlade County (9)  
      Marinette County (16)  
      Menominee County (3)  
      Shawano County (8)  
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1Wisconsin, Oconto County, Lakewood — 179 — Holt & Balcom Logging Camp No. 1
Near Club House Lane, 0.2 miles south of County Highway F.
Generally called "Depot Camp," it is the oldest standing lumber camp in Wisconsin. It remains where originally built in 1880, in what was one of the greatest white pine regions of the middle west. Expert woodsmen built the camp as is evidenced by . . . Map (db m36898) HM
2Wisconsin, Oconto County, Oconto — 568 — Couillardville Occupations
On County Hwy J (County Highway J) at Funk Road, on the right when traveling south on County Hwy J.
The Couillardville area covers approximately one and one half miles along the Lower Oconto River Valley. The area is filled with archeological sites extending from Paleo-Indian through the Historic Indian occupations. South of this site on the north . . . Map (db m139711) HM
3Wisconsin, Oconto County, Oconto — 579 — Farnsworth Public Library
On Main Street, on the left when traveling east.
This library, by architect Henry Foeller, was completed in 1903. Oconto lumberman George Farnsworth gifted $15,000 for the building and gave the dedicatory address. The library is a beautiful example of the Neoclassical Revival style and is a vital . . . Map (db m139713) HM
4Wisconsin, Oconto County, Oconto — 25 — First Church of Christ, ScientistOconto, Wisconsin
On Chicago Street at Main Street, on the left when traveling east on Chicago Street.
This church was organized June 10, 1886. The first service was held here October 31 of the same year. Seven years earlier Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, had founded the Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, . . . Map (db m13164) HM
5Wisconsin, Oconto County, Oconto — George Beyer Home
On Park Avenue (County Road S) south of Quincy Street, on the left when traveling north.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m130575) HM
6Wisconsin, Oconto County, Oconto — 78 — Mission of St. Francois Xavier
On Brazeau Avenue (U.S. 41) 0.1 miles south of Charles Street (State Highway 22), on the left when traveling north.
On December 2, 1669, the Eve of St. Francis, Father Claude Allouez arrived at Oconto, then a village of about 600 Indians. Here Allouez founded the Mission of St. Francois Xavier, the first mission in north eastern Wisconsin. Six French fur traders . . . Map (db m13440) HM
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7Wisconsin, Oconto County, Oconto — Nicholas Perrot
On Main Street at Congress Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street.
On this site of Oconto in 1668 Nicholas Perrot settled an inter tribal Indian dispute.Map (db m15612) HM
8Wisconsin, Oconto County, Oconto — Oconto County Veteran's Memorial
On Washington Street east of Arbutus Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
Dedicated to the Men and Women of Oconto County who served their country in war and peace… and in reverent memory of those who gave their livesMap (db m130589) WM
9Wisconsin, Oconto County, Oconto — Oconto Site
On Copper Culture Way, 0.2 miles south of State Highway 22.
Oconto Site has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States . . . Map (db m139709) HM
10Wisconsin, Oconto County, Oconto — 53 — Old Copper Culture Cemetery
Near Copper Culture Way.
At this site approximately 4,500 years ago, Wisconsin Indians gathered to bury their dead. Because of their use of copper tools, weapons and ornaments, this group became known as the Old Copper people. They fashioned spearpoints, knives and . . . Map (db m58143) HM
11Wisconsin, Oconto County, Oconto — 538 — Stanley Toy Company
On Park Avenue at Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Park Avenue.
This building is all that remains of the once-larger Stanley Toy Company building. Established by Chester Schwedler in 1946, the Stanley Toy Company made cast-metal horse-drawn carriages and bunny toy carts. On December 29, 1949, fire destroyed the . . . Map (db m58140) HM
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Feb. 5, 2023