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."
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Wisconsin History
    • Historic Homes

Nearby Places

1
Iron County Heritage Festival 7/27/2019 - 8/11/2019 Hurley - 0.25 miles away
2
Iron County Heritage Parade 7/27/2019 Hurley - 0.29 miles away
3
Iron County Fair 8/01/2019 - 8/04/2019 Saxon - 11.09 miles away
4
July 4th Celebration 7/04/2019 Mercer - 20.02 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
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Northwoods Summer Art Tour 7/26/2019 - 7/28/2019 Mercer - 23.73 miles away
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Penokee Range Classic Bike Races 7/27/2019 Mellen - 24.34 miles away