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Historical Markers in Hurley, Wisconsin

 
Clickable Map of Iron County, Wisconsin and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Iron County, WI (32) Ashland County, WI (19) Price County, WI (7) Vilas County, WI (13) Gogebic County, MI (14)  IronCounty(32) Iron County (32)  AshlandCounty(19) Ashland County (19)  PriceCounty(7) Price County (7)  VilasCounty(13) Vilas County (13)  GogebicCountyMichigan(14) Gogebic County (14)
Hurley is the county seat for Iron County
Hurley is in Iron County
      Iron County (32)  
ADJACENT TO IRON COUNTY
      Ashland County (19)  
      Price County (7)  
      Vilas County (13)  
      Gogebic County, Michigan (14)  
 
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1Wisconsin (Iron County), Hurley — Flambeau Trail - Little FinlandIron County Heritage Area
Jobs in the iron mines of the Penokee Range! Ample land to homestead! News of the good life on the Penokee Iron Range brought Finnish immigrants here as early as 1887. By 1900, native born Finns were the largest ethnic group seeking a new . . . Map (db m46684) HM
2Wisconsin (Iron County), Hurley — 113 — Gogebic Iron Range
The Gogebic Iron Range, which may be seen to the south of here, extends 80 miles from Lake Namekagon, Wisconsin to Lake Gogebic (Chippewa for “place of diving”) in Michigan. Prior to the discovery of iron ore the area was relatively . . . Map (db m45103) HM
3Wisconsin (Iron County), Hurley — 314 — Iron Mining in Wisconsin
Although iron mining in Wisconsin had its beginnings in Sauk, Dodge and Jackson counties in the southern part of the state in the 1850’s, discoveries of vast new deposits shifted the focus to northern Wisconsin in 1880. The major iron mining area . . . Map (db m30849) HM
4Wisconsin (Iron County), Hurley — Penokee Iron Range Trail – Historic Iron County CourthouseIron County Heritage Area
Ashland County was not willing to have its eastern most township, the Town of Vaughn, “secede” to form a new county in 1887. The Town incorporated Hurley’s rich iron ore mines. The community’s wealth and population were booming. Iron . . . Map (db m45526) HM
5Wisconsin (Iron County), Hurley — This 5 ˝ Foot Diameter Drill Core
This 5 ½ foot diameter drill core came from the Cary Mine shaft from a depth of 2400 feet below the surface. The shaft was drilled during the period 1942-44 from surface to the 31st level and was later enlarged to its full size of 13X21 feet. . . . Map (db m36838) HM
 
 
 
 
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Sep. 27, 2022