From Booming Business to Quiet Park

From Booming Business to Quiet Park (HM28U1)

Location: Belgium, WI 53004 Ozaukee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 29.609', W 87° 47.681'

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The quiet, peaceful scene at Harrington Beach State Park contrasts sharply with its former life as a quarry and company town. You can just imagine the noise as limestone was blasted loose, hauled in steel cars by mules, pulled by cable along inclined tramways, crushed by a giant crusher and shipped out by wooden, slab-sided ships via Lake Michigan. Harrington Beach State Park was established in the early 1960s, 40 years after the quarry closed.

We hope you have enjoyed your hike and encourage you to come again.

These tracks once carried limestone to the crusher.
HM NumberHM28U1
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Date Added Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 435747 N 4815924
Decimal Degrees43.49348333, -87.79468333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 29.609', W 87° 47.681'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 29' 36.54" N, 87° 47' 40.86" W
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Area Code(s)262, 920
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Belgium WI 53004, US
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