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After the Fire: The Vandermissen Brickworks Site Marker image, Touch for more information
By K. Linzmeier, June 8, 2014
After the Fire: The Vandermissen Brickworks Site Marker
Wisconsin (Door County), Namur — After the Fire: The Vandermissen Brickworks Site — From First Americans to Euroamericans — Archaeology and History of the WIS 57 Transportation Corridor —
What Does the Vandermissen Brickworks Site Represent? On October 8, 1871, the Peshtigo fire destroyed many of the Belgian farms and small towns along the west side of the Door Peninsula. The Belgians rebuilt after the fire using bricks . . . — Map (db m80223) HM
Wisconsin (Door County), Namur — 321 — Belgian Settlement in Wisconsin
Wisconsin's and the nation's largest Belgian American settlement is located in por­tions of Brown, Kewaunee and Door counties adjacent to the waters of Green Bay. Walloon-speaking Belgians settled the region in the 1850s and still constitute a high . . . — Map (db m12141) HM
Wisconsin (Door County), Namur — Historic Euroamerican Settlement of the Door Peninsula — From First Americans to Euroamericans — Archaeology and History of the WIS 57 Transportation Corridor —
Early Presence Jean Nicolet was among the first Europeans to arrive in Wisconsin, landing on the eastern shore of Green Bay near Red Banks in 1634. He was followed by Claude Allouez in 1639 and Father Louis Hennepin in 1675. For . . . — Map (db m80287) HM
Wisconsin (Door County), Namur — The WIS 57 Reconstruction Project in Brown, Kewaunee, and Door Counties — From First Americans to Euroamericans — Archaeology and History of the WIS 57 Transportation Corridor —
Why Was This Project Undertaken? WIS 57 is the primary route into and out of the Door Peninsula's popular resort country and by the early 1990s had become inadequate to safely carry current traffic loads. A Wisconsin . . . — Map (db m80274) HM
Wisconsin (Door County), Namur — The Fire of 1871 and Williamsonville: A 19th Century Euroamerican Settlement in Door County — From First Americans to Euroamericans — Archaeology and History of the WIS 57 Transportation Corridor —
The Town of Williamsonville Tornado Memorial Park in Door County is located on the site of the former settlement of Williamsonville. The town was settled by the Williamson family in 1869 to take advantage of the Door County State Road . . . — Map (db m80215) HM
Wisconsin (Door County), Namur — Transportation Archaeology on the WIS 57 Project — From First Americans to Euroamericans — Archaeology and History of the WIS 57 Transportation Corridor —
Historic Preservation and the WIS 57 Project The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA) requires federal agencies to take into account the effect their projects might have on historic properties . . . — Map (db m80311) HM

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