The Norman General Store

The Norman General Store (HMQE0)

Location: Kewaunee, WI 54216 Kewaunee County
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N 44° 22.263', W 87° 36.198'

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The focal point of any crossroads community in this area include a church, a saloon, ageneral store and a cheese factory where milk was turned into a marketable product.Norman, a Czech heritage community founded in the 1850's was no exception. thePelnar family opened a "hotel and saloon" on this site in 1876. The summer kitchenwas added in the 1880's. John Riha acquired the property in 1890 and built theadjacent home in 1904. The general store of today was actually moved to this site froma nearby location and dates to the 1880's. The store closed around 1968. It waspurchased by Jerry and Anne Sinkula in 1988 and was opened as the Norman General Store Bed and Breakfast in 1996.
HM NumberHMQE0
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Placed ByKewaunee County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 10:46pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] BRIAN HUBEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 451933 N 4913262
Decimal Degrees44.37105000, -87.60330000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 22.263', W 87° 36.198'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 22' 15.7800" N, 87° 36' 11.8800" W
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Area Code(s)920
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3296 Co Rd G, Kewaunee WI 54216, US
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