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Legend Of Emerson Park
Favorite (1) State Road 182 - Sherman, WI 54552
"An old Chippewa Indian legend says that Bearskull Lake is sacred. Any white man who had anything to do with the lake or its vicinity will have everlasting ill fortune." The Emerson brothers, drawn to Bearskull Lake to salvage virgin timber in 1904, built the town of Emerson. The town was later destroyed by fire, then rebuilt. In 1908, four members of the Emerson family were killed by lightening, while fishing on Bearskull Lake. Coincidence or curse?
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- State Historic Sign Site
An Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration in Park Falls 7/04/2021 Park Falls - 16.4 miles away
Park Falls Tortoise Day 2/02/2021 Park Falls - 16.54 miles away
Boulder Junction Wine Walk 6/16/2021 Boulder Junction - 24.02 miles away
Star Spangled Jubilee - 4th of July Parade & Fireworks 7/04/2021 Boulder Junction - 24.26 miles away
Music on Main Street 6/16/2021 - 8/04/2021 Boulder Junction - 24.32 miles away
Boulder Junction Free Fishing Seminars 6/20/2021 - 9/05/2021 Boulder Junction - 24.32 miles away
Frozen Tozen Ice Fishing Tournament 2/06/2021 Boulder Junction - 24.33 miles away
White Deer Triathlon 5/15/2021 Boulder Junction - 24.36 miles away