Penokee Iron Range Trail: Plummer Mine Headframe Interpretive Park

Photographed June 19, 2015
Montreal, Iron County, Wisconsin
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Dedicated to the iron miners and their families
who helped build the
Penokee Iron Range

The marker is located at Plummer Headframe Interpretative Park on northbound Wisconsin Highway 77 between Valley Road (to the south) and Plummer Road (to the north), Montreal, Wisconsin 54550.

The Plummer Mine Headframe is the last standing headframe in Wisconsin, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Other Penokee Iron Range Trail Attractions --
Wisconsin Travel Information Center: State historical marker, displays and photos interpret the history of iron mining on the Penokee Range. A unique outdoor sun dial depicts the dawning and decline of iron mining mining. Cores of solid rock taken from a mine shaft surround the sun dial. State and area travel information. Rest area and picnic sites. Immediately south of the US 2 and Hwy. 51 interchange in Hurley.
Hurley: Plummer Head Frame

This marker is included in the Iron County Heritage Area series of markers. Click here for more information and to view all markers in the series.

These markers are also at this location:

Looking west from the marker location, at the road leading to the headmine.

Lovely nearby lupines . . .

Enter the park at Plummer Mine Road (which does not show up on Google Maps).

Signage on Wisconsin Highway 77,
at the entrance to the road leading to the minehead.

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