In northern Door County, Wisconsin, there is a tiny village that has maintained its original beauty since its first settlement in the 1860s: Sister Bay. The second largest community on the peninsula, Sister Bay’s is explored by author Joseph W. Zurawski using over 200vivid images depicting the village’s early days. There were several attempts to establish a farming community in the region in the l...
Series: Images of America
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (August 9, 2000)
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.3 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 1455421
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Great book with old pictures of Sister Bay and lots of history and interesting facts. I would recommend any of the Images of America books based on where you live. They are really interesting!...
ntury, however, the genesis of a permanent settlement can be traced to an influential businessman, Andre Roeser. Roeser’s large personal residence served as the area’s hotel and gathering place for social as well as spiritual services, and in time he established a commercial pier, sawmill,lumberyard, icehouse, and tugboat service. Incorporation came in 1912, when several other businesses were already thriving and a large hotel and resort attracted hundreds of visitors each year. This trend has continued over the years and today visitors outnumber residents by ten to one on an average summer weekend.