Schooner "Oak Leaf" Anchor

Photographed May 18, 2014
Peninsula State Park, Fish Creek, Door County, Wisconcin
45.168658,-87.236643
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The 1000 pound anchor
from
the schooner "Oak Leaf"
Launched on April 14, 1866
Sank in Sturgeon Bay
in 1926

The marker is located deep inside Peninsula State Park on the grounds of Eagle Bluff Lighthouse Museum, at 9462 Shore Road, Fish Creek, Wisconsin 54212.

NOTE: There is a fee to enter the park; there is an additional fee to tour the lighthouse museum.

NOTE: The entrance to Peninsula State Park is on Shore Road, north of its intersection with Main Street / Wisconsin Highway 42, Fish Creek, Wisconsin 54212. 

See also, Wisconsin's Maritime Trails: Historic Shipwrecks: Bullhead Point Site, a related marker at a different Door County location.

NOTE: This is a fee area; a Wisconsin State Park System sticker or daily use fee are required.

Wisconsin State Park System: Peninsula State Park

Wisconsin State Park System: Peninsula State Park: History

Friends of Peninsula State Park: For Now and the Future

Wisconsin State Natural Areas Program: Peninsula Park Beech Forest (No. 12)

Peninsula State Park: Summer Use Map (in PDF format) 

Use the "Peninsula State Park" label below to view all markers inside the park; there are several.





 The entrance to Peninsula State Park is just north of Julie's Park Cafe & Motel.

The anchor is located inside Peninsula State Park.

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