Holt & Balcom Logging Camp No. 1

Holt & Balcom Logging Camp No. 1 (HMONV)

Location: Lakewood, WI 54138 Oconto County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 17.896', W 88° 29.74'

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Generally called "Depot Camp," it is the oldest standing lumber camp in Wisconsin.

It remains where originally built in 1880, in what was one of the greatest white pine regions of the middle west. Expert woodsmen built the camp as is evidenced by the skilled workmanship on the hewn corners, floors, and bunks.

The winding trail along McCaslin Brook was the supply road over which countless lumberjacks on foot and on bobsleds entered and left the woods for over half a century.
Erected 1972
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series
Marker Number179
Year Placed1972
Placed ByThe Wisconsin Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:39pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 382731 N 5017172
Decimal Degrees45.29826667, -88.49566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 17.896', W 88° 29.74'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 17' 53.76" N, 88° 29' 44.40" W
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Area Code(s)715
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17198 Club House Ln, Lakewood WI 54138, US
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