Bass Island Brownstone Company Quarry

Also known as: Basswood Island Quarry
N of La Pointe on Basswood Island, La Pointe, Wisconsin

Former quarry, abandoned, part of the Apostle Island National Seashore

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Bass Island

The quarry is inland, somewhere behind these trees.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in August 2013

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 29, 1978
Reference number
78000075
Area of significance
Industry
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Site
Historic function
Extractive facility
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1868; 1893

Update Log 

  • September 8, 2013: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status and Added Photos

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