A nationally lauded restaurant, a downtown diner that started the county’s first fish boils, a high end seafood restaurant with a fabulous view, a renowned Swedish bakery, four artful potters working in distinctive styles, a bevy of fine lodging facilities and campgrounds, a leather artisan who’s produced painted handbags in the same location for decades…our businesses are wildly interesting and innovative…so go ahead…explore!
DOOR COUNTY NORTH VIDEOS
FIND YOURSELF HERE
Try an experiment. Use the Google Map at right to find your location, then slowly minimize your view until you can see almost the entire Eastern half of the United States. Now look back at the very tip of Door County, jutting out into Lake Michigan. No matter where you live the rest of the year, the cares of the world are currently far behind you…so enjoy and relax!
HISTORY OF DOOR COUNTY NORTH
Liberty Grove, the largest town in Door County, may be divided into three parts. In the southern part of the town is the large and compact “German settlement,” lying between the villages of Ephraim, Sister Bay and Baileys Harbor. In the center, east and northeast of Sister Bay, is a large Swedish settlement with a few Norwegians mixed in…
So begins the 100-year-old description of Liberty Grove and the surrounding region, the township whose economic interests are now represented by the Door County North business association, as stated in Hjalmar R. Holand’s two-volume edition of History of Door County, Wisconsin, The County Beautiful, originally published in 1917. [more]*
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