© Photographed August 18, 2014
Erected 2009 by The State of Wisconsin, Office of the Governor
Peninsula State Park, Fish Creek, Door County, Wisconsin
PENINSULA STATE PARK
The State of Wisconsin
Office of the Governor
- IN RECOGNITION -
WHEREAS one hundred years ago on June 9, 1909, the State of Wisconsin created a system of state parks with Peninsula's the first property established under that act with the purpose, then and now, of preserving Wisconsin magnificent environmental heritage for future generations;
WHEREAS Peninsula provides 3,776 acres of natural wealth and splendor accessible to all people for sustainable, nature-based recreation;
WHEREAS these experiences, at this unique state park, forge spiritual connections to Wisconsin's remarkable heritage by cultivating a sense of pride in and memory of Peninsula's legacy of land and people;
WHEREAS dedicated professionals and volunteers have collaborated for a century, and will continue to do so in the future, to preserve the ecological integrity of Peninsula's diverse living things and landscapes;
WHEREAS Peninsula State Park is celebrating 100 Years of Memories;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, JIM DOYLE,
Governor of the State of Wisconsin, do hereby designate
PENINSULA STATE PARK as a CENTENNIAL STATE PARK
A valuable resource and destination that exemplifies
the very best of Wisconsin State Parks
The marker is located at the entrance to Peninsula State Park, next to the Park Headquarters, at the southern entrance to the park, located on northbound Shore Road, just north of its intersection with Egg Harbor Road / Wisconsin Highway 42, Fish Creek, Wisconsin 54212.
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 marker is located at the entrance to Peninsula State Park.