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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jacksonport, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Door County, WI (106) Brown County, WI (99) Kewaunee County, WI (35) Marinette County, WI (16) Oconto County, WI (11) Benzie County, MI (11) Delta County, MI (35) Leelanau County, MI (12) Menominee County, MI (10)  DoorCounty(106) Door County (106)  BrownCounty(99) Brown County (99)  KewauneeCounty(35) Kewaunee County (35)  MarinetteCounty(16) Marinette County (16)  OcontoCounty(11) Oconto County (11)  BenzieCountyMichigan(11) Benzie County (11)  DeltaCounty(35) Delta County (35)  LeelanauCounty(12) Leelanau County (12)  MenomineeCounty(10) Menominee County (10)
Jacksonport is in Door County
    Door County (106)
    Brown County (99)
    Kewaunee County (35)
    Marinette County (16)
    Oconto County (11)
    Benzie County, Michigan (11)
    Delta County, Michigan (35)
    Leelanau County, Michigan (12)
    Menominee County, Michigan (10)
 
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1Wisconsin (Door County), Jacksonport — Anchor & Capstan
Jay Olson recovered this fisherman's anchor from the waters off Jacksonport. Collapsible anchors were commonly used on fish tugs because they were easily stowed on the small boats. Early anchors were forged as one piece. This anchor's arms and . . . Map (db m151587) HM
2Wisconsin (Door County), Jacksonport — Erskine Root Cellar
In 1873 Royal Erskine purchased a boarding house by the lake from Mr. Logan. He moved it across the road and combined it with two other vacated buildings to make one large building, painted it red, and called it the Eureka House. Royal sold the . . . Map (db m151588) HM
3Wisconsin (Door County), Jacksonport — Halfway to the North Pole
The 45th parallel (45 Degrees North Latitude) runs through a point one half mile south of this wayside (intersection of Hwy. 57 and Logerquist Road). This is the geographical midpoint between the equator and North Pole. But, because the earth is . . . Map (db m26671) HM
4Wisconsin (Door County), Jacksonport — 493 — Jacksonport United Methodist Church
Also known as “The Little White Church by the Lake,” the Jacksonport United Methodist Church was completed in 1892. Its simple design is attributed to George Bagnall Sr., one of the original builders. Alex Halstead, Harry Wilson Sr. and . . . Map (db m12114) HM
5Wisconsin (Door County), Jacksonport — Reynolds' PierWisconsin's Maritime Trails — Historic Site —
Schooner Perry Hannah Type: Wooden Schooner, two-masted Built: 1859, Thomas Arnold, Newport, Mich. Sank: October 16, 1880 Length: 93’ Beam: 25’ Cargo: Wood Depth of Wreckage: 6’ Schooner Cecelia Type: Wooden . . . Map (db m107152) HM
6Wisconsin (Door County), Jacksonport — 580 — St. Michael the Archangel
French trader Médard Chouart des Groseilliers spent the winter of 1654–55 in Jacksonport, at the time a Potawatomi/Ottawa village known as Mechigan that was home to more than 3,000. Upon his return to Quebec, Groseilliers reported on the . . . Map (db m147221) HM
7Wisconsin (Door County), Jacksonport — 521 — The Episcopal Church of the Holy Nativity
The Reverend W. R. Gardner founded the Episcopal Church of the Holy Nativity in 1882 to serve the Canadian Anglicans who had relocated to the area after the Civil War to cut and haul timber. Services were held once a month at the village . . . Map (db m59212) HM
8Wisconsin (Door County), Jacksonport — Town of JacksonportA Bustling Port on Lake Michigan
A towering elm tree once guided sailing schooners into Jacksonport. In the mid to late-1800s, three bustling piers were the heart of the community. They connected loggers, farmers, and fishermen to markets in Chicago and Milwaukee. . . . Map (db m151581) HM
9Wisconsin (Door County), Jacksonport — 544 — Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
On January 18, 1889, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church was formally incorporated. The congregation consisted mostly of German Lutheran immigrants from the district of Saxon-Weimar-Eisenach who settled in the Jacksonport area. That spring the newly . . . Map (db m67017) HM
 
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