Based in downtown Marinette, Wisconsin, Fairchild & Flatt is happy to share select items of interest concerning local history. Items will be added here, as time permits.
1857 Riverside Avenue in the context of the coming-of-age of a lumber boom town: 1881-1901 (posted to website on Feb. 5, 2015) — 1857 Riverside
Marinette and Menominee Illustrated and Described, 1887, has been scanned and can be viewed via the link under the “Local History” tab above or via the link here (posted to website on Feb. 8, 2015).
Marinette Illustrated, 1898, has been scanned and can be viewed via the link under the “Local History” tab above or via the link here (posted to website on March 2, 2015).
A Souvenir of Marinette, circa 1904, has been scanned and can be viewed via the link under the “Local History” tab above or via the link here (posted to website on September 12, 2015).
A Brief History of Riverside Avenue is now available here. This history is arranged as a walking tour, beginning at the house at 1851 Riverside, extending to 2157 Riverside, and then returning along the opposite side of the road. This history concludes with the Stephenson Public Library and the Riverfront Inn Best Western, adjacent to 1851 Riverside (posted to website on June 25, 2015).
A large collection of postcard images has been uploaded here. These images are a valuable visual history resource (posted to website on October 30, 2016).
Marinette, Wisconsin, is about an hour north of Green Bay. This map was published by the N. Ludington Company and is marked “Isaac Stephenson, Pres. — Daniel Wells Jr., Vice-Pres. — Caleb Williams, Sec. and Treas.” Fairchild & Flatt provides historic preservation services throughout this region and beyond.