Florence County, Wisconsin


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(Many submitted by Paul Petosky--visit Postmarks of the Past )

Located in Wild Rivers Country of the Northwoods, Florence County was created from the counties of Marinette and Oconto in 1882. 

The county seat is Florence.

The History of Florence County, 1920, by Howard L. Wood


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Offsite Link--
Historic Photographs from Dickinson County Library Website--Includes Some Wonderful Photographs of Florence


History Concerning Lewis "Old Man" Mudge, With Photographs Contributed by Dale Bomberg

Selections From "The Eagle Flies Again, A Collection of Spread Eagle Cottage Memories"

Florence County Chronicles, 2001

Florence County Chronicles, 1998

Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Charles W. Whittlesey

Fence 75th Town Jubilee, a History of Fence, Wi:

Florence County, History Including Biographies-- --History of the upper peninsula of Michigan, 1883,Western Historical Co., Chicago; Western Historical Co.

Florence Walking Tour

Tjugo Fem och Dung Elva-- The Town of Homestead--From Things I Have Heard and Things I Remember--by Ralph M. Hoaglund

For anyone interested, historian and regular site contributor Paul Petosky has recently had a book published.  Michigan's Views of Munising & Grand Island can be purchased through America Star Books.
To order call: (240) 285-9638. The price is $27.95 + $2.99 shipping. Bulk rates are available.
It will as well be available in the area soon in local area outlets.   
(This is neither a solicitation nor an advertisement, as this site is strictly not-for-profit and the host will make no profit from posting this nor from the sale of this item.  This is simply a recommendation)


Surrounding Counties

Iron County, Michigan * Dickinson County, Michigan *
Marinette County * Forest County *



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