“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Ellison Bay, Wisconsin

Clickable Map of Door 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> Door County, WI (119) Brown County, WI (101) Kewaunee County, WI (36) Marinette County, WI (16) Oconto County, WI (11) Benzie County, MI (12) Delta County, MI (35) Leelanau County, MI (20) Menominee County, MI (10)  DoorCounty(119) Door County (119)  BrownCounty(101) Brown County (101)  KewauneeCounty(36) Kewaunee County (36)  MarinetteCounty(16) Marinette County (16)  OcontoCounty(11) Oconto County (11)  BenzieCountyMichigan(12) Benzie County (12)  DeltaCounty(35) Delta County (35)  LeelanauCounty(20) Leelanau County (20)  MenomineeCounty(10) Menominee County (10)
Sturgeon Bay is the county seat for Door County
Ellison Bay is in Door County
      Door County (119)  
      Brown County (101)  
      Kewaunee County (36)  
      Marinette County (16)  
      Oconto County (11)  
      Benzie County, Michigan (12)  
      Delta County, Michigan (35)  
      Leelanau County, Michigan (20)  
      Menominee County, Michigan (10)  
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1Wisconsin (Door County), Ellison Bay — Ellison BayTown of Liberty Grove
The land surrounding you was once owned by John Ellison. Johan Eliason, later known as John Ellison, was a Danish immigrant who founded this community in 1865. He purchased 8,000 acres of land including a mile of shoreline, and advertised in . . . Map (db m130477) HM
2Wisconsin (Door County), Ellison Bay — Niagara Escarpment
The limestone bluffs you see along Green Bay are part of the same formation that Niagara Falls plunges over in New York. The Niagara Escarpment arches for a thousand miles around the Great Lakes. Lower layers of soft, erodible shale are . . . Map (db m130478) HM
3Wisconsin (Door County), Ellison Bay — 590 — The Clearing
The Clearing is a not-for-profit school for adults, offering classes in the arts, humanities and natural sciences. It was founded by Jens Jensen, renowned landscape architect and conservationist. Born in Denmark in 1860, Jensen immigrated to the . . . Map (db m165535) HM
4Wisconsin (Door County), Ellison Bay — The Hotz Estate
In 1917, Ferdinand Hotz of Chicago purchased 1,015 acres of land which later became Newport State Park. He thought this was the finest place on earth, and in 1919 he began building an estate that would include the log cabin, carriage house, and . . . Map (db m74505) HM
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Dec. 10, 2022