- DOOR COUNTY -

History


History of Door County, Wisconsin

by CHARLES I. Martin - 1881
(note: Biographies will be found on the Door County Biography pages)

- TABLE OF CONTENTS -

  • - PREFACE -
  •  
  • - SKETCH OF WISCONSIN -
  • (Note: This section may be found
    at a later date included in the
    Wisconsin pages under STATEWIDE
    informtion)
  •  
  • - DOOR COUNTY -
  • Boundary, etc.
  • The First White Settler
  • County organization
  • Death's Door
  • REVIEW OF COUNTY
      - Water
      - Roads
      - The log house
      - Manufactures
      - Railroads
      - Mails, express, etc.
      - School facilities
      - Religious
      - Crops
      - Fruits
      - Pork raising
      - Sheep
      - Maple sugar
      - Fishing
  •  
  • TOWN ORGANIZATION
     ORIGIN OF NAME
  • 1st Washington
  • 2nd Otumba (Sturgeon Bay)
  • 3rd Forestville
  • 4th Gibralter
  • Chambers Island
  • 5th Brussels
  • 6th Liberty Grove
  • 7th Clay Banks
  • 8th Nasewaupee
  • 9th Sevestopol
  • 10th Egg Harbor
  • 11th Bailey's Harbor
  • 12th Gardner
  • 13th Union
  • 14th Jacksonport
  •  
  • - LETTER WRITERS -
  • H. N. McCleary
  • H. D. Miner
  • Jesse Miner (poem)
  • A. Thompson
  • D. A. Reed
  • L. R. McLachlan
  • Jesse Kimber
  • Joseph Harris, Sr.
  • N. M. Rockwell
  • H. P. Jacobs
  • R. M. Wright
  • H. B. Stephenson
  • O. P.Graham
  • M. E. Lyman
  • Soloman Beery
  • J. E. Thorp
  •  
  • - Improvements, Reminiscences, etc. -
  • The Canal
  • The hard winter
  • The cold winter
  • The Boys in Blue
  • Great Fire of 1871
  • The Sunken Island
  • Bertholf Mystery
  • The Press
  • The Ferry
  • County Beat
  • Library Association
  • Agricultural Association
  • Churches and Lodges
  • Amusements
  • Uncolored facts
  • Summary
  • Final Mention of Settlers
  • The Death List
  • In Conclusion
  •  
  • POLITICS - Vote From
    1856 to 1881
  • County Politics
  • Vote for Gov. from '55 to '78
  • Vote for Assemblyman '56 to '81
  • Vote for Co. Officers '56 to '81




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