Hokenson Brothers Fishery: Harvesting the Waters – 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: This historical marker is located near the Hokenson Brothers fishing dock on the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 10/13/2013 4:04:38 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ95T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus
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Long Description:
This historical marker is located near the Hokenson Brothers fishing dock on the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. The property is on the National Register of Historic Places. The 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
Group that erected the marker: Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Little Sand BayWI USA
54814


URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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