From First Americans to Euroamericans: The WIS 57 Reconstruction Project in Brown, Kewaunee, and Door Counties

Photographed May 18, 2014
Erected by Department of Transportation, United States of America;
and Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Namur, Door County, Wisconsin


The markers are located at the Namur Belgian Heritage Foundation Center (the former Our Lady of Snows Church and Cemetery) on westbound County Road DK, between Pit Road (to the east) and County Road N (to the west), Brussels, Wisconsin 54204.

The property is part of the "Namur Historic District" listed in the National Historic Landmarks Program.

This marker is one of a series markers regarding the Archaeology and History of the WIS 57 Transportation Corridor.

WIS 57 Study Area

The WIS 57 Reconstruction Project began about one mile north of the WIS 54/57 interchange in Brown County and continued north for 27.5 miles to the WIS 42 intersection about eight miles north of Brussels.

The realigned route generally parallels the old two-land road but has been widened and redesigned as a limited access, four-land highway.

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