Door County, Wisconsin
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History of Door County, Wisconsin, The County Beautiful
by Hjalmar R. Holand (1917)
transcribed for Genealogy Trails by Mary Saggio

Preface
Chapter 1 - General View of Door County
Chapter 2 - Discovery of Door County and the West
Chapter 3 - Indian Remains in Door County
Chapter 4 - Historical Traditions of the Indian Tribes of the Door County Peninsula
Chapter 5 - Early French Explorers in Door County
Chapter 6 - The Great Explorers
Chapter 7 - Jesuit Missionaries in Door County
Chapter 8 - Indian Outbreaks
Chapter 9 - Early Visitors to Door County
Chapter 10 - Door County's First Settler
Chapter 11 - An Outline of Door County's History
Chapter 12 - Comparative Statistics
Chapter 13 - Political Organization of Door County With Lists of County Officers and Members of the Legislature
Chapter 14 - Assessment and Taxes
Chapter 15 - A Roll of Honor (Civil War)
Chapter 16 - Door County Schools
Chapter 17 - The Sturgeon Bay Canal
Chapter 18 - Door County Industries
Chapter 19 - Banking
Chapter 20 - Door County Highways
Chapter 21 - Railroad and Telegraph
Chapter 22 - History of Door County Churches
Chapter 23 - Newspapers and Literary Publications
Chapter 24 - Peninsula State Park
Chapter 25 - Door County Lighthouses
Chapter 26 - A Forgotten Community: A Record of Rock Island, the Threshold of Wisconsin
Chapter 27 - David Kennison
Chapter 28 - Washington Island
Chapter 29 - A Man of Iron: A Tale of Death's Door
Chapter 30 - Sturgeon Bay
Chapter 31 - Sevastapol
Chapter 32 - The Sage of Shivering Sands
Chapter 33 - Chambers Island
Chapter 34 - Ephraim
Chapter 35 - The Birth of Fish Creek
Chapter 36 - Gibraltar
Chapter 37 - A Terrible Experience
Chapter 38 - Liberty Grove (includes Sister Bay and Appleport and Ellison Bay
Chapter 39 - The Giant of Gills Rock
Chapter 40 - The Rise and Fall of Rowley's Bay
Chapter 41 - Bailey's Harbor

Chapter 42 - Egg Harbor
Chapter 43 - Jacksonport
Chapter 44 - Southern Door County Chapter 45 -  The Belgian Settlement in Gardner, Union and Brussels
Chapter 46 - The Great Fire of 1871
Chapter 47 - The Golden Age of Little Sturgeon
Chapter 48 - The German Settlement in Forestville and Nasewaupee
Chapter 49 - Clay Banks and the Norwegian Settlement
Chapter 50 - Door County's Contribution to the European War

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