National Register of Historic Places listings in Door County, Wisconsin

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Location of Door County in Wisconsin

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Door County, Wisconsin. It is intended to provide a comprehensive listing of entries in the National Register of Historic Places that are located in Door County, Wisconsin. The locations of National Register properties for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below may be seen in a map.[1]

There are 70 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Another property was once listed but has been removed.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted May 19, 2017.[2]

Current listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Anderson Dock Historic District
Anderson Dock Historic District
June 11, 1985
(#85001249)
Roughly bounded by Anderson Lane and North Water St.
45°09′43″N 87°10′19″W / 45.161944°N 87.171944°W / 45.161944; -87.171944 (Anderson Dock Historic District)
Ephraim Norwegian immigrant Aslag Anderson started a pier here in 1858, from which Ephraim shipped out poles and ships brought in cargo and passengers.[6] Remaining are the store started in 1858, Aslag's house built in 1864, the warehouse, an ice house, and other structures.[7]
2 Australasia Shipwreck (Wooden Bulk Carrier) Upload image
July 3, 2013
(#13000466)
820 feet southeast of Whitefish Dunes State Park in Lake Michigan
44°55′20″N 87°11′13″W / 44.9222°N 87.1870°W / 44.9222; -87.1870 (Australasia Shipwreck (Wooden Bulk Carrier))
Sevastopol vicinity 285-foot bulk carrier built in 1884 in Bay City, the largest wooden ship ever built at that time. She hauled salt, wheat, etc from Duluth to Buffalo to Cleveland. On Oct 10, 1896, heading for Milwaukee carrying 2,200 tons of coal, she caught fire off Baileys Harbor and the crew scuttled her in shallow water.[8][9]
3 Baileys Harbor Range Light
Baileys Harbor Range Light
September 21, 1989
(#89001466)
Roughly Co. Rd. Q, Ridges Rd., and WI 57
45°04′19″N 87°07′13″W / 45.071944°N 87.120278°W / 45.071944; -87.120278 (Baileys Harbor Range Light)
Baileys Harbor A pair of lights built in 1869 to show ships a safe channel into Bailey's Harbor. The rear light was also a house for the lightkeeper. Served until 1969.[10]
4 Baileys Harbor Town Hall-McArdle Library
Baileys Harbor Town Hall-McArdle Library
April 21, 2000
(#00000408)
2392 Cty Trunk Highway F
45°03′58″N 87°07′28″W / 45.066111°N 87.124444°W / 45.066111; -87.124444 (Baileys Harbor Town Hall-McArdle Library)
Baileys Harbor 1937 Colonial revival building clad with local limestone, designed by Two Rivers architect Sylvester Schmitt, and funded by local-boy-become-Chicago-industrialist William McArdle and the WPA. Still serves the community.[11]
5 Bohjanen's Door Bluff Pictographs
Bohjanen's Door Bluff Pictographs
September 2, 1993
(#93000881)
Address Restricted
Liberty Grove
6 J.B. Bouche House
J.B. Bouche House
May 6, 2004
(#04000411)
9697 School Rd.
44°44′02″N 87°37′15″W / 44.733889°N 87.620833°W / 44.733889; -87.620833 (J.B. Bouche House)
Brussels Brick front-gabled house started in 1880, with wooden gable-roofed barn.[12]
7 Bullhead Point Historical and Archeological District Upload image
March 26, 2003
(#03000167)
N. Duluth Ave.
44°50′37″N 87°23′43″W / 44.843611°N 87.395278°W / 44.843611; -87.395278 (Bullhead Point Historical and Archeological District)
Sturgeon Bay Remains of three ships visible in shallow water from shore. All hauled limestone for the Sturgeon Bay Stone Company at the ends of their lives and were burned in 1931. They are the 212-foot steamer Empire State built in 1862, the 134-foot centerboard schooner Oak Leaf, and the 168-foot schooner-barge Ida Corning.[13]
8 Cana Island Lighthouse
Cana Island Lighthouse
November 21, 1976
(#76000201)
NE of Baileys Harbor on E side of Cana Island
45°05′18″N 87°02′54″W / 45.088333°N 87.048333°W / 45.088333; -87.048333 (Cana Island Lighthouse)
Baileys Harbor In 1869 a 65-foot brick tower was built, with a lightkeeper's house and third-order Fresnel lens. A steel skin was added to protect the deteriorating brick in 1902.[14]
9 Cardy Site
Cardy Site
April 19, 2010
(#10000197)
Address Restricted
Sturgeon Bay Paleo-Indians camped here about 11,000 BCE, not far from the retreating last glacier and Lake Algonquin. Date is based on Clovis-like points found at the site.[15]
10 Carnegie Free Library
Carnegie Free Library
December 29, 1988
(#88003069)
354 Michigan St.
44°50′06″N 87°22′32″W / 44.835°N 87.375556°W / 44.835; -87.375556 (Carnegie Free Library)
Sturgeon Bay Carnegie Library designed by Fred Crandell in Classical Revival style, and built in 1912 with exterior of Sturgeon Bay limestone and Bedford stone.[16]
11 Chambers Island Lighthouse
Chambers Island Lighthouse
August 19, 1975
(#75000063)
7 mi. NW of Fish Creek at NW tip of Chambers Island
45°12′05″N 87°21′50″W / 45.201389°N 87.363889°W / 45.201389; -87.363889 (Chambers Island Lighthouse)
Fish Creek 42-foot brick tower built in 1868 with fourth order Fresnel lens, integrated with light-keeper's dwelling.[17]
12 Christina Nilsson (shipwreck)
Christina Nilsson (shipwreck)
July 17, 2003
(#03000668)
Baileys Harbor
45°03′23″N 87°05′52″W / 45.056389°N 87.097778°W / 45.056389; -87.097778 (Christina Nilsson (shipwreck))
Baileys Harbor 139-foot schooner built by Hanson & Scove in Manitowoc in 1871 and named for a Swedish diva. In October 1884, hauling 575 tons of pig iron to Chicago, she was driven by a gale onto a reef and wrecked.[18]
13 Church of the Atonement
Church of the Atonement
March 7, 1985
(#85000487)
Fire No. 9410
45°07′41″N 87°14′58″W / 45.128056°N 87.249444°W / 45.128056; -87.249444 (Church of the Atonement)
Fish Creek Oldest remaining church building in Fish Creek, built in 1878 in Carpenter Gothic style with board and batten exterior as an Episcopal mission church.[19]
14 Clafin Point Site
Clafin Point Site
January 18, 2000
(#99001660)
Address Restricted
Gardner Wreck of a 170-foot wooden vessel next to remains of a crib-and-stone pier in Little Sturgeon Bay, lost under murky circumstances around 1898. It is believed to be a once-fast steamship reduced after burning to a barge for hauling limestone. A.k.a. Claflin Point.[20]
15 The Clearing
The Clearing
December 31, 1974
(#74000080)
Off WI 42
45°15′48″N 87°04′25″W / 45.263333°N 87.073611°W / 45.263333; -87.073611 (The Clearing)
Ellison Bay Nature retreat and education center founded in 1935 by Danish immigrant and landscape architect Jens Jensen.[21]
16 Cupola House
Cupola House
July 16, 1979
(#79000073)
7836 Egg Harbor Rd.
45°03′06″N 87°16′48″W / 45.051667°N 87.28°W / 45.051667; -87.28 (Cupola House)
Egg Harbor Italianate/Gothic Revival house built in 1871 by merchant Levi Thorp, paid for with money he made in the California gold rush of 1849. Now houses shops.[22][23]
17 August Draize Farmstead
August Draize Farmstead
May 6, 2004
(#04000398)
814 Tru-Way Rd.
44°42′37″N 87°39′01″W / 44.710278°N 87.650278°W / 44.710278; -87.650278 (August Draize Farmstead)
Union Front-gabled brick farmhouse built in 1880,[24] with outbuildings.[25]
18 Eagle Bluff Lighthouse
Eagle Bluff Lighthouse
October 15, 1970
(#70000032)
3.5 mi. N of Fish Creek on Shore Rd.,in Peninsula State Park
45°09′35″N 87°14′11″W / 45.159722°N 87.236389°W / 45.159722; -87.236389 (Eagle Bluff Lighthouse)
Fish Creek Brick lighthouse built in 1868, with a third and a half order Fresnel lens atop a square 44-foot tower.[26]
19 Ephraim Moravian Church
Ephraim Moravian Church
March 27, 1985
(#85000662)
9970 Moravia St.
45°09′17″N 87°10′07″W / 45.154722°N 87.168611°W / 45.154722; -87.168611 (Ephraim Moravian Church)
Ephraim First church on the Door Peninsula, begun in 1857 by Moravian evangelist Andreas Iverson. It originally sat near the shore, but was moved up the hill in 1883.[27]
20 Ephraim Village Hall
Ephraim Village Hall
March 27, 1985
(#85000663)
9996 S. Water St.
45°09′22″N 87°10′16″W / 45.156111°N 87.171111°W / 45.156111; -87.171111 (Ephraim Village Hall)
Ephraim Community hall built in 1927 in Arts and Crafts style, clad in limestone from Eagle Bluff. Hosted village meetings, basketball, a library, fish boils, rummage sales, etc.[28]
21 Joachine J. Falque House
Joachine J. Falque House
May 6, 2004
(#04000407)
1059 County Trunk Highway C
44°43′19″N 87°37′17″W / 44.721944°N 87.621389°W / 44.721944; -87.621389 (Joachine J. Falque House)
Brussels Brick farmhouse built in 1880, with barn. A.k.a Vlies house.[29]
22 FLEETWING (shipwreck)
FLEETWING (shipwreck)
July 11, 2001
(#01000734)
Garrett Bay[30]
45°17′15″N 87°02′59″W / 45.2875°N 87.049833°W / 45.2875; -87.049833 (FLEETWING (shipwreck))
Liberty Grove 132-foot two-masted schooner built in 1867 in Manitowoc by Henry Burger. Carried grain, coal and lumber from Chicago to Buffalo. On Sept 26, 1888, heading from Menominee toward Chicago in a gale, she tried to pass through Death's Door, but ran off course and grounded.[31]
23 FRANK O'CONNOR (bulk carrier)
FRANK O'CONNOR (bulk carrier)
July 1, 1994
(#94000656)
2 miles (3.2 km) off Cana Island[30]
45°06′52″N 87°00′44″W / 45.1145°N 87.012167°W / 45.1145; -87.012167 (FRANK O'CONNOR (bulk carrier))
North Bay 301-foot wooden bulk carrier built in 1892 by James Davidson's shipyard in Bay City. On Sept 29, 1919, heading from Buffalo to Milwaukee hauling 3000 tons of coal, she caught fire and sank off Cana Island.[32]
24 Free Evangelical Lutheran Church-Bethania Scandinavian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation
Free Evangelical Lutheran Church-Bethania Scandinavian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation
March 27, 1985
(#85000664)
3028 Church St.
45°09′20″N 87°10′08″W / 45.155556°N 87.168889°W / 45.155556; -87.168889 (Free Evangelical Lutheran Church-Bethania Scandinavian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation)
Ephraim Gothic Revival styled church built in 1882 by local Scandinavians, initially independent of any Lutheran denomination to be inclusive.[33] Worship on summer Sundays.[34]
25 Gibraltar District School No. 2
Gibraltar District School No. 2
June 11, 1985
(#85001250)
9988 Moravia St.
45°09′22″N 87°10′07″W / 45.156111°N 87.168611°W / 45.156111; -87.168611 (Gibraltar District School No. 2)
Ephraim Balloon frame, clapboard-clad schoolhouse started after a school consolidation in 1868. Served as a school for 80 years, and now a museum.[35]
26 Globe Hotel
Globe Hotel
January 28, 1982
(#82000663)
8090 Main St.
45°03′47″N 87°07′26″W / 45.063056°N 87.123889°W / 45.063056; -87.123889 (Globe Hotel)
Baileys Harbor Greek Revival building started in 1867. Served as a hotel from 1874 to 1886, run by Roger Eatough, early businessman and politician.[36]
27 GRAPE SHOT (schooner) Shipwreck Upload image
August 19, 2016
(#16000564)
0.2 miles (0.32 km) NW of USCCG Station on Plum Island
45°19′28″N 86°58′02″W / 45.324422°N 86.967096°W / 45.324422; -86.967096 (GRAPE SHOT (schooner) Shipwreck)
Washington
28 GREEN BAY shipwreck (sloop)
GREEN BAY shipwreck (sloop)
November 18, 2009
(#09000952)
In Green Bay, four miles off Sturgeon Bay
Sevastopol Remains of an unidentified commercial freighting sloop from circa 1840 to 1860 - the only wreck of this type in Wisconsin waters.[37]
29 HANOVER (schooner) Shipwreck Upload image
October 5, 2015
(#15000710)
1.75 mi. NW. of Fish Cr.
Coordinates missing
Gibraltar The Hanover was a 109-foot 2-masted schooner constructed in New York in 1853. It hauled bulk cargo (primarily grain) up and down the Great Lakes until 1863, when a gale drove it aground off the Strawberry Islands, where it was stripped and abandoned.[38][39]
30 Hillside Hotel
Hillside Hotel
March 27, 1985
(#85000665)
9980 S. Water St.
45°09′19″N 87°10′10″W / 45.155278°N 87.169444°W / 45.155278; -87.169444 (Hillside Hotel)
Ephraim One of the first hotels in Ephraim, opened around 1900 as the area transitioned from lumber and fishing to tourism. Started by Norwegian immigrant Martin Oleson and his family. Includes wooden hotel, cottages and outbuildings, with one started as early as 1864.[40]
31 IRIS (Shipwreck) Upload image
July 19, 2006
(#06000638)
Adjacent of Rock Island Ferry Dock, Jackson Harbor
45°24′03″N 86°51′12″W / 45.400817°N 86.853325°W / 45.400817; -86.853325 (IRIS (Shipwreck))
Washington Island 74-foot scow schooner built in 1866 at Port Huron. Abandoned in 1913 after grounding in Jackson Harbor.[41]
32 Jacksonport Wharf Archeological District Upload image
February 28, 2012
(#12000053)
Near Lakeside Park off Cty. Rd. V
44°58′43″N 87°11′00″W / 44.978582°N 87.183216°W / 44.978582; -87.183216 (Jacksonport Wharf Archeological District)
Jacksonport vicinity Remains of three old piers started in 1848 for loading shingles and poles into schooners headed for Milwaukee and Chicago. Remains of three schooners lie nearby: the Perry Hannah was wrecked by the Alpena Blow of 1880, the Cecilia wrecked by a storm in 1885, and possibly the Annie Dahl, wrecked by a storm in 1898.[42] Additional documentation and boundary increase July 27, 2015 (#15000478)
33 Jischke's Meat Market
Jischke's Meat Market
September 11, 1986
(#86002306)
414 Maple Dr.
45°11′16″N 87°07′26″W / 45.187778°N 87.123889°W / 45.187778; -87.123889 (Jischke's Meat Market)
Sister Bay Butcher shop built in 1902 by German immigrant Frank Jischke and his family. Some walls are of unusual stovewood construction. A.k.a. White Apron[43] and Inn on Maple.[44]
34 Joint Brussels and Garner District School Number One
Joint Brussels and Garner District School Number One
May 6, 2004
(#04000408)
8571 State Trunk Highway 57
44°45′42″N 87°32′57″W / 44.761667°N 87.549167°W / 44.761667; -87.549167 (Joint Brussels and Garner District School Number One)
Brussels School built in 1910 in Neoclassical style with cupola and exterior of rock-faced concrete block. A.k.a. Tornado School.[45]
35 JOYS (Shipwreck)
JOYS (Shipwreck)
November 21, 2007
(#07001218)
500 ft. W of Sunset Park
44°51′04″N 87°23′21″W / 44.851111°N 87.389167°W / 44.851111; -87.389167 (JOYS (Shipwreck))
Sturgeon Bay 131-foot wooden steam barge built in 1884 by the Milwaukee Shipyard Company. Hauled lumber, iron and stone. Caught fire in the Sturgeon Bay ship canal in 1898, burned and sank.[46][47]
36 LAKELAND (steam screw) Shipwreck Upload image
July 7, 2015
(#15000403)
6 mi. E. of Sturgeon Bay Canal
44°47′34″N 87°11′32″W / 44.792683°N 87.192217°W / 44.792683; -87.192217 (LAKELAND (steam screw) Shipwreck)
Sturgeon Bay vicinity In 1886, the Cambria was built as a bulk freighter and was an early user of steel hull plates and a triple-expansion steam engine. In 1910 it was remodeled into a passenger steamer, and in 1920 into a car carrier. In December 1924, hauling a load of automobiles from Chicago, some of her steel plates buckled in heavy seas, and she eventually went down in 205 feet of water.[48]
37 L. A. Larson & Co. Store
L. A. Larson & Co. Store
June 19, 1985
(#85001357)
306 S. 3rd Ave.
44°49′55″N 87°22′25″W / 44.831944°N 87.373611°W / 44.831944; -87.373611 (L. A. Larson & Co. Store)
Sturgeon Bay Elegant Italianate office built in 1875, with a large cornice atop a Boomtown front. Built by Adolph Larson, who manufactured ornamental woodwork, furniture and coffins. A.k.a Challoner Morse McBride Law Office.[49]
38 Little Lake Archeological District
Little Lake Archeological District
February 27, 2002
(#02000147)
Address Restricted
Washington Site of Woodland village and burial ground, which has produced artifacts dating back 3000 years.[50]
39 LOUISIANA (Shipwreck)
LOUISIANA (Shipwreck)
March 19, 1992
(#92000104)
Southeast side of Washington Harbor[30]
45°23′59″N 86°55′22″W / 45.399667°N 86.922667°W / 45.399667; -86.922667 (LOUISIANA (Shipwreck))
Washington Island 267-foot bulk steamer built in 1887 in Marine City, Michigan. Driven aground at Death's Door in a snowstorm Nov. 2, 1913, while heading for Escanaba to pick up a load of iron ore.[51]
40 Louisiana Street/Seventh Avenue Historic District
Louisiana Street/Seventh Avenue Historic District
September 22, 1983
(#83003372)
Roughly bounded by Louisiana and Kentucky Sts., N. 5th, N. 7th, and N. 8th Aves.
44°50′13″N 87°22′19″W / 44.836944°N 87.371944°W / 44.836944; -87.371944 (Louisiana Street/Seventh Avenue Historic District)
Sturgeon Bay Historic district with 28 contributing buildings, including the 1909 Romanesque Revival St. Joseph's church and various homes built from 1890 to 1920.[52]
41 MERIDIAN (schooner) Shipwreck Site
MERIDIAN (schooner) Shipwreck Site
March 21, 1996
(#96000294)
Sister Island Shoals[30]
45°12′01″N 87°10′10″W / 45.200318°N 87.169561°W / 45.200318; -87.169561 (MERIDIAN (schooner) Shipwreck Site)
Sister Bay 120-foot schooner built in 1848 at Black River, Ohio. Hauled timber around the Great Lakes for 25 years until October of 1873, when she was driven by a fall storm onto the Sister Islands shoal in Green Bay and wrecked.[53]
42 Joseph Monfils Farmstead
Joseph Monfils Farmstead
May 6, 2004
(#04000409)
1463 Dump Rd.
44°44′29″N 87°34′50″W / 44.741389°N 87.580556°W / 44.741389; -87.580556 (Joseph Monfils Farmstead)
Brussels Farm built around 1921, with house, 2 barns, silo and shed. A.k.a. Dale Hendrickson house.[54]
43 Murphy Farms Number 1 Upload image
May 24, 2012
(#12000314)
7195, 7199, 7203, 7207, 7212, & 7213 Horseshoe Bay Rd.
45°01′12″N 87°19′40″W / 45.019974°N 87.327856°W / 45.019974; -87.327856 (Murphy Farms Number 1)
Egg Harbor Show farm built 1918 to 1925 by Green Bay millionaires Frank and Eldridge Murphy to show off their Holstein-Friesian cattle breeding project. Includes Dutch Colonial Revival homes and gambrel-roofed barns.[55]
44 Namur Belgian-American District
Namur Belgian-American District
November 6, 1989
(#87002553)
Roughly bounded by CR K, Brussels Rd., WI 57, Belgian Dr., and the Green Bay
44°45′02″N 87°39′58″W / 44.750556°N 87.666111°W / 44.750556; -87.666111 (Namur Belgian-American District)
Namur Rural historic district settled by French-speaking Belgian farmers, consisting of 261 buildings built between 1871 and 1930,[56] including farmsteads, homes, the 1891 St. Mary of the Snows Catholic Church, the 1910 Fairland School, and the 1916 William Struck store.[57]
45 Alexander Noble House
Alexander Noble House
February 23, 1996
(#96000159)
4167 WI 42
45°07′39″N 87°14′48″W / 45.1275°N 87.246667°W / 45.1275; -87.246667 (Alexander Noble House)
Fish Creek The first home in Fish Creek fancier than a log cabin, built 1868 or 1875. Noble was a blacksmith, farmer, postmaster, and town chairman. Today the house is a museum, and the oldest building in town on its original location.[58][59]
46 OCEAN WAVE (Shipwreck)
OCEAN WAVE (Shipwreck)
July 19, 2006
(#06000639)
2 mi. off Whitefish Point
44°53′07″N 87°09′08″W / 44.885278°N 87.152222°W / 44.885278; -87.152222 (OCEAN WAVE (Shipwreck))
Lake Michigan Woodean scow schooner built 1860 at Harrison's Island, Michigan. Sank in a storm September 23, 1869, hauling limestone.[60]
47 Peter Peterson House
Peter Peterson House
March 27, 1985
(#85000666)
10020 N. Water St.
45°09′28″N 87°10′14″W / 45.157778°N 87.170556°W / 45.157778; -87.170556 (Peter Peterson House)
Ephraim Norwegian immigrant Peterson was storekeeper, town chairman, justice of the peace, and founder of the congregation that would become Bethany Lutheran. The 1874 house was used as a parsonage after Peterson returned to Norway in 1883.[61]
48 Pilot Island Light
Pilot Island Light
November 21, 1983
(#83004279)
Portes des Norts Passage, Pilot Island
45°17′03″N 86°55′10″W / 45.284167°N 86.919444°W / 45.284167; -86.919444 (Pilot Island Light)
Gills Rock Brick lightkeeper's house built in 1858 with a 41-foot tower on top, on an island at the east end of Death's Door. Regular heavy fogs in the area prompted addition of Daboll's trumpets foghorns in 1864, with later upgrades.[62]
49 Pilot Island NW Site
Pilot Island NW Site
March 19, 1992
(#92000103)
Address Restricted
Pilot Island, Washington Wrecks of three wooden ships commingled on the reef SW of the island: the 115-foot scow-schooner Forest built in 1857 and wrecked by a storm in October of 1891, the 147-foot schooner A. P. Nichols built in 1861 and wrecked by a storm in October of 1892, and the 138-foot canaller-schooner J. E. Gilmore, built in 1867 and wrecked by another storm only 11 days after the Nichols.[63]
50 Plum Island Life-Saving and Light Stations
Plum Island Life-Saving and Light Stations
June 24, 2010
(#10000385)
Plum Island
45°18′44″N 86°56′53″W / 45.312222°N 86.948056°W / 45.312222; -86.948056 (Plum Island Life-Saving and Light Stations)
Washington vicinity The first light to guide ships through Death's Door was built here in 1846, but moved to Pilot Island around 1858. In 1896 a set of range lights was built, with foghorn, keeper's house and a life-saving station.[64]
51 Plum Island Range Rear Light
Plum Island Range Rear Light
July 19, 1984
(#84003659)
Plum Island
45°18′28″N 86°57′28″W / 45.307778°N 86.957778°W / 45.307778; -86.957778 (Plum Island Range Rear Light)
Gills Rock One of a pair of range lights built around 1897 so ships could line up on a safe course through the dangerous Death's Door passage. The front light was replaced in 1964.[64]
52 Porte des Morts Site
Porte des Morts Site
March 16, 1976
(#76000058)
Address Restricted
Northport Prehistoric lakeshore camp of Woodland and Mississippian peoples, which has produced varied tools and styles of pottery.[65]
53 Pottawatomie Lighthouse
Pottawatomie Lighthouse
April 20, 1979
(#79000074)
NW Rock Island
45°25′40″N 86°49′42″W / 45.427778°N 86.828333°W / 45.427778; -86.828333 (Pottawatomie Lighthouse)
Rock Island Keeper's dwelling and light tower, built in 1858 of native limestone on a bluff 137 feet above water level at the tip of the Door Peninsula. Served until 1988. An earlier lighthouse on the site, built 1836-7, was the first lighthouse on Lake Michigan and first in Wisconsin.[66]
54 Rock Island Historic District
Rock Island Historic District
May 19, 1972
(#72000050)
Rock Island, off NE tip of Washington Island
45°24′27″N 86°49′21″W / 45.4075°N 86.8225°W / 45.4075; -86.8225 (Rock Island Historic District)
Rock Island Site of camps of Native Americans, ranging from Middle Woodland around 0 CE to Oneota, to Potawatomi in the 1670s, to Ottawa in the 1760s.[67]
55 Sherwood Point Light
Sherwood Point Light
July 19, 1984
(#84003663)
Sherwood Point Road on Green Bay
44°53′34″N 87°25′59″W / 44.892778°N 87.433056°W / 44.892778; -87.433056 (Sherwood Point Light)
Sturgeon Bay Red brick lightkeeper's dwelling with light tower built in 1883 on a 30-foot bluff at the west entrance to the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal. A 600-pound fog bell was added in 1892.[68]
56 Sturgeon Bay Bridge
Sturgeon Bay Bridge
January 17, 2008
(#07001420)
Michigan St.
44°49′55″N 87°22′52″W / 44.831944°N 87.381111°W / 44.831944; -87.381111 (Sturgeon Bay Bridge)
Sturgeon Bay Iron overhead-truss bridge with drawbridge section built in 1931 over Sturgeon Bay to connect the two halves of Door County.[69]
57 Sturgeon Bay Canal Light
Sturgeon Bay Canal Light
July 19, 1984
(#84003666)
Sturgeon Bay Canal
44°47′42″N 87°18′46″W / 44.795°N 87.312778°W / 44.795; -87.312778 (Sturgeon Bay Canal Light)
Sturgeon Bay Light on a 98-foot steel tower, initially built in 1898 and finally stabilized in 1903.[70][71]
58 Sturgeon Bay Post Office
Sturgeon Bay Post Office
October 24, 2000
(#00001237)
359 Louisiana Ave.
44°50′07″N 87°22′33″W / 44.835278°N 87.375833°W / 44.835278; -87.375833 (Sturgeon Bay Post Office)
Sturgeon Bay Brick and limestone building designed in Art Moderne style under Louis A. Simon and built in 1937, with mural inside.[72][73]
59 SUCCESS (scow schooner) Shipwreck Upload image
October 5, 2015
(#15000711)
.13 mi. SW. of Whitefish Dunes State Park
Coordinates missing
Sevastopol vicinity 151-ton 2-masted scow schooner built in 1875 in Manitowoc. Hauled lumber on Lake Michigan until November 1896, when she was pushed aground by a storm while loading in Whitefish Bay. Still quite intact, with wire rigging, deadeyes, bilge pump and centerboard present.[74][75]
60 Third Avenue Historic District
Third Avenue Historic District
October 6, 1983
(#83004282)
Roughly bounded by Kentucky St., N. 2nd, N. 3rd, and S. 3rd Aves.
44°50′05″N 87°22′36″W / 44.834722°N 87.376667°W / 44.834722; -87.376667 (Third Avenue Historic District)
Sturgeon Bay Mixed business and residential district including the 1872 John Masse Hardware-Tin Shop, the Queen Anne Wegener Business Block built in the 1880s and 1890s, the 1906 Neoclassical Merchant's Exchange Bank, and the 1935 Art Moderne George Draeb Jewelry Store.[76]
61 Thordarson Estate Historic District
Thordarson Estate Historic District
March 21, 1985
(#85000641)
Rock Island State Park
45°24′39″N 86°49′43″W / 45.410833°N 86.828611°W / 45.410833; -86.828611 (Thordarson Estate Historic District)
Rock Island Island estate of Chester Thordarson, Icelandic immigrant, Chicago electrical inventor, businessman, and book collector. Remaining buildings are rustic limestone and wood-frame, built from 1910 to 1935, some designed by Frederick Dinkelberg.[77][78]
62 Freeman and Jesse Thorp House and Cottages
Freeman and Jesse Thorp House and Cottages
August 15, 1997
(#97000887)
4135 Bluff Street
45°07′36″N 87°14′40″W / 45.126667°N 87.244444°W / 45.126667; -87.244444 (Freeman and Jesse Thorp House and Cottages)
Fish Creek Queen Anne-style house started in 1902 by boat-builder Freeman Thorpe. After he drowned in Green Bay in 1903, his wife Jesse finished the house and rented out rooms. Six tourist cottages were added in the 1940s.[79] Now a B&B.[80]
63 Louis Vangindertahlen House
Louis Vangindertahlen House
May 6, 2004
(#04000410)
1514 Dump Rd.
44°44′38″N 87°34′47″W / 44.743889°N 87.579722°W / 44.743889; -87.579722 (Louis Vangindertahlen House)
Brussels 1.5-story front-gabled house with concrete walls, built in 1921.[81]
64 Vorous General Store
Vorous General Store
May 9, 1997
(#97000429)
4153 WI 42
45°07′39″N 87°14′47″W / 45.1275°N 87.246389°W / 45.1275; -87.246389 (Vorous General Store)
Fish Creek Third general store in Fish Creek, built by Levi Vorous in Italianate commercial style in 1895. Later housed a garage and the town post office.[82]
65 Water Tower
Water Tower
March 21, 1985
(#85000640)
Rock Island State Park
45°24′44″N 86°48′23″W / 45.412222°N 86.806389°W / 45.412222; -86.806389 (Water Tower)
Rock Island Rustic limestone water tower of the Thordarson Estate, built in 1929 and probably designed by Puckey and Jenkins.[77][78]
66 Welcker's Resort Historic District
Welcker's Resort Historic District
April 14, 1997
(#97000328)
Roughly bounded by Cottage Row, Maple, Cedar, and Main Sts.
45°07′42″N 87°14′59″W / 45.128333°N 87.249722°W / 45.128333; -87.249722 (Welcker's Resort Historic District)
Gibraltar Largely consists of buildings from the resort founded by German immigrant Dr. Herman Welcker in 1907 with a regimen influenced by European health spas of the time, catering initially to Germans from Milwaukee. District includes former cottages of the resort, the current White Gull Inn, and the current Whistling Swan, which was the Lumberman's Hotel in Marinette before Welcker had it hauled across Green Bay on the ice to become his "Casino."[83][84][85]
67 Whitefish Dunes-Bay View Site
Whitefish Dunes-Bay View Site
December 28, 1990
(#90001960)
located at Whitefish Dunes State Park
Coordinates missing
Sevastopol Artifacts found in the sand show successive occupations, beginning with the North Bay People around 100 BCE.[86]
68 William Zachow Farmstead
William Zachow Farmstead
January 9, 1997
(#96001578)
9533 WI 57
45°08′01″N 87°07′57″W / 45.133611°N 87.1325°W / 45.133611; -87.1325 (William Zachow Farmstead)
Bailey's Harbor Barn and house built around 1896 by Zachow. Walls of the barn and part of the house are unusual stovewood construction. Now Alchemy Fields art gallery.[87][88]
69 Albert Zahn House
Albert Zahn House
May 11, 2000
(#00000492)
8223 WI trunk Hwy. 57
45°04′15″N 87°07′24″W / 45.070833°N 87.123333°W / 45.070833; -87.123333 (Albert Zahn House)
Baileys Harbor Retired farmer Zahn and his wife Louise built the concrete house in 1924, surrounded it with folk art carvings, and named it Bird's Park.[89]
70 August Zahn Blacksmith Shop and House
August Zahn Blacksmith Shop and House
May 5, 2000
(#00000455)
8152 WI trunk 57
45°04′00″N 87°07′26″W / 45.066667°N 87.123889°W / 45.066667; -87.123889 (August Zahn Blacksmith Shop and House)
Baileys Harbor Blacksmith shop with stovewood walls built in 1905[90] and house built in 1912. Now the Blacksmith Inn.[91]

Former listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Frank and Clara Englebert House
Frank and Clara Englebert House
May 6, 2004
(#04000397)
September 29, 2011
9390 Cemetery Rd.
44°44′51″N 87°35′59″W / 44.7475°N 87.5997°W / 44.7475; -87.5997 (Frank and Clara Englebert House)
Brussels Gambrel-roofed Dutch Colonial Revival house built in 1924. Now demolished, following a lightning strike.[92]

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