“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 Fish Creek, 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
Fish Creek 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), Fish Creek — A Road Less TraveledEagle Terrace
More than one million people visit Peninsula State Park every year but most days Eagle Terrace is quiet. Congratulate yourself for discovering a place less traveled! Eagle Terrace links events that span centuries. Was this jagged promontory a . . . Map (db m75111) HM
2Wisconsin (Door County), Fish Creek — A State Park System is FormedPeninsula Leads the Way
"One by one," Assemblyman Tom Reynolds told the Wisconsin Legislature, "all the places of scenic beauty and historical interest are passing away. Before it is too late, it is well to pause and consider whether it is not befitting that some of them . . . Map (db m79015) HM
3Wisconsin (Door County), Fish Creek — Eagle Bluff LighthousePeninsula's Maritime Heritage
Sailing vessels used two channels when navigating this part of Green Bay. The first was the western passage on the far side of Chambers Island. The second lies before you: the treacherous passage between the shore and the Strawberry Islands. . . . Map (db m75285) HM
4Wisconsin (Door County), Fish Creek — Island ParadiseHorseshoe Island
Northern white cedar trees cling to the rocky rim of 38-acre Horseshoe Island. A tangle of birch and balsam fir, with pale blossoms of climbing fumitory, grow on the island, too. Long ago, people lived on Horseshoe Island. Indian people, . . . Map (db m74416) HM
5Wisconsin (Door County), Fish Creek — Life on the LedgeThe Niagara Escarpment
Welcome to Peninsula State Park, a diverse and dramatic place. Two features dominate this landscape: rock and water. At Peninsula, rocky bluffs ascend over 150 feet. They are part of the Niagara Escarpment, a 650-mile geologic formation. This . . . Map (db m79261) HM
6Wisconsin (Door County), Fish Creek — Oak Leaf Anchor
The 1,000 pound anchor from the schooner "Oak Leaf" Launched on April 14, 1866 Sank in Sturgeon Bay in 1926Map (db m131466) HM
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7Wisconsin (Door County), Fish Creek — Privilege in the ParkCamp Meenahga 1916-1948
What was summer like in Door County in the early 1900s? If you were a local girl, you might clean rooms at a family hotel or help with farm chores. Perhaps you would tend to younger siblings. If old enough, you might even work at Camp Meenahga. . . . Map (db m79006) HM
8Wisconsin (Door County), Fish Creek — Shorelines and Sedge MeadowsWeborg Point
Peninsula's eight-mile shoreline is ever changing. Some years, a soggy cobblestone coast cradles sparse populations of unusual flowers. When water is high, crayfish thrive in crevices of the rocky coast, providing food for abundant smallmouth . . . Map (db m75181) HM
9Wisconsin (Door County), Fish Creek — 386 — The Alexander Noble House
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 . . . Map (db m105232) HM
10Wisconsin (Door County), Fish Creek — The Thorp Cabin
The Thorp Family was very influential in the early growth of Door County. Asa Thorp, a New York cooper by trade, permanently settled in Fish Creek in the mid 1850s. Asa established an early pier, a warehouse, and a sawmill to supply residents and . . . Map (db m95719) HM
11Wisconsin (Door County), Fish Creek — Why Green Bay?
When spring burst forth, voyageurs paddled from Montreal, Canada to trade at outposts on the Great Lakes. After the long, white northern winter, they welcomed the green of spring found upon reaching Green Bay. Voyagers identified places by natural . . . Map (db m75179) HM
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Dec. 7, 2022