Saxon Harbor

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Saxon Harbor is located on Lake Superior's Oronto Bay in Iron County, Wisconsin, USA.[1] The harbor, adjacent to Oronto Creek, is a part of a county park that includes deep sea fishing, camping and a sandy beach stretching for four miles westward.[2][3] Historically, this was near the beginning of an ancient Native American trade route known as the Flambeau Trail and was the site of a fur trading post operated by John Jacob Astor's American Fur Company from 1808 to 1830.

In 2006, a $2.17 million expansion to the harbor was completed. Primarily funded by a Section 154 grant set up by State Representative Dave Obey, the project added a new harbor basin, shoreline protection, new docks and restroom facilities and American Disability Act-complaint sidewalks.[4]