The Lumber Industry in Algoma

The Lumber Industry in Algoma (HM1GS0)

Location: Algoma, WI 54201 Kewaunee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 36.792', W 87° 26.762'

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Just south of this site, brothers Abraham and Simon Hall built the area's first saw mill in 1852. From that time to the present, Algoma has been a significant source of wood products. Ahnapee Seating and Veneer Company was founded on this site in 1892. The company produced plywood, chair seats and backs, and settee-like benches used in railroad stations, stores, and churches. U.S. Plywood Corp., later a division of Champion Papers International, purchased the Algoma Plywood and Veneer Company in 1940. A group of employees and private investors bought the plant in 1977 and renamed it Algoma Hardwoods. The company remains a major employer specializing in doors and custom wood products.
HM NumberHM1GS0
Year Placed1998
Placed ByThe Kewaunee County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 4:08am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 464610 N 4940080
Decimal Degrees44.61320000, -87.44603333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 36.792', W 87° 26.762'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 36' 47.52" N, 87° 26' 45.72" W
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Area Code(s)920
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 35-71 Ahnapee State Trail, Algoma WI 54201, US
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