Hurley Heritage District

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From a "solitary wilderness", Hurley boomed with the discovery of iron ore in 1879. By 1884, Hurley's Silver Street bustled with miners, lumberjacks, speculators, and those who made a living catering to their needs. New arrivals could find "a little bit of everything" here, from dry goods to libations. Eighty-seven saloons and clubs embellished Silver Street. Early Hurley was known as a boisterous, lusty town. Its reputation continues as the "Life of the Northwoods."
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Wisconsin History
    • Historic Homes
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes

Nearby Places

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Memorial Weekend ATV/UTV Rally 5/23/2019 - 5/26/2019 Hurley - 0.24 miles away
2
July 4th Celebration 7/04/2019 Mercer - 20.02 miles away
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Lupine Junefest Bike Tour 6/08/2019 Mercer - 20.28 miles away
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Mercer Bird Festival 6/08/2019 Mercer - 20.29 miles away
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Mercer Lioness Golf Tournament 6/21/2019 Mercer - 20.47 miles away
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Taste of the Northwoods 5/19/2019 Mercer - 20.57 miles away
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Can-Yak Fishing Tournament 6/28/2019 - 6/30/2019 Mercer - 20.72 miles away
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Northwoods Summer Art Tour 7/26/2019 - 7/28/2019 Mercer - 22.07 miles away