Ashland's Historic District & Murals
Take a walking tour down Ashland's Main Street and on Chapple Avenue to see several styles of historic architecture, in addition to nine historic murals. Brochure available.
The concrete oredock extending out into Chequamegon Bay dominates the Ashland shoreline and at one time was the largest manmade structure of its kind in the world.
Ashland's Soo Line Depot & 950 Locomotive
The depot is a 1900-era Richardsonian Romanesque-style railroad depot. The "950" was built in 1900, at the time it was the largest locomotive in the world and the only Decopad (10-wheel drive) ever built.
Black Granite Quarries
There are two quarries in the Mellen area. Fashionable building stone from these quarries was shipped to all points of the compass, including the President John F. Kennedy Grave site.
There are old brownstone quarries located on some of the Apostle Islands and on the mainland. This brownstone was used for buidlings in major cities in the Midwest, as well as locally.
Lighthouse & Fish Camp Tours
Available through the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Bayfield.
Marion Park Pavilion
Located in Glidden, this octagon-shaped structure is contructed of virgin hemlock and pine, with a full hardwood floor and hundreds of window panes. On the National Register of Historic Places.