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Hokenson Brothers Fishery Dock – Little Sand Bay, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama
N 46° 56.783 W 090° 53.414
15T E 660554 N 5201366
Quick Description: The Hokenson Brothers Fishery dock is located on the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and is a popular place for tourists to visit.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 10/13/2013 4:16:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ95W
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 4

Long Description:
The Hokenson Brothers Fishery dock is located on the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and is a popular place for tourists to visit. A historical marker tells more about it; its text reads:

Hokenson Brothers Fishery: Harvesting the Waters

In 1927, the Hokenson brothers (Leo, Roy, and Eskel) began life as fishermen. For more than 30 years, they met the challenges of fishing the largest lake in the world, relying on their skills, strength, and ingenuity to make a living for their families. Follow the path to find the buildings and tools they used to catch, clean, and market fish.

Erected by Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Street address:
Little Sand Bay
rural Bayfield , WI USA
54814


County / Borough / Parish: Bayfield County

Year listed: 1976

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Commerce, Industry

Periods of significance: 1925-1949

Historic function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction

Current function: Museum

Privately owned?: no

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Please give the date and brief account of your visit. Include any additional observations or information that you may have, particularly about the current condition of the site. Additional photos are highly encouraged, but not mandatory.
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