Car - Ferry Service

Car - Ferry Service (HM7L3)

Location: Kewaunee, WI 54216 Kewaunee County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 27.603', W 87° 29.996'

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Photo Credits: [1] CHRIS RAND  
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Kewaunee, Green Bay & Western Railroad ferry slip No. 1, to your right, is the point where car-ferry service across Lake Michigan began. On Sunday, November 27, 1892, Ann Arbor Railroad car-ferry No. 1 loaded 22 cars of flour which originated at Minneapolis and were destined to England, Scotland and Ireland - the first boatload of box cars to be transported across Lake Michigan - a service later extended to other ports.
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This marker is located on a tiny public space where the road terminates at the waters edge. There are a few picnic tables to enjoy a view of the Kewaunee Harbor.

May 13, 2015 at 7:32am PDT by rauglothgor

Details
HM NumberHM7L3
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series
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Marker Number136
Year Placed1964
Placed ByThe Wisconsin Historical Society
Marker Condition
9 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 1:26pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 460229 N 4923093
Decimal Degrees44.46005000, -87.49993333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 27.603', W 87° 29.996'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 27' 36.18" N, 87° 29' 59.76" W
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Area Code(s)920
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 Hathaway Dr, Kewaunee WI 54216, US
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