A bite of Door County history: a tourist souvenir from Ephraim, Wisconsin reminds visitors of the thriving cherry industry.
Door County residents embraced the term Cherryland, incorporating it in the naming of local organizations and businesses.
How can you get free books to children in rural Wisconsin? Find out how an experiment with Door and Kewaunee Counties in 1950 helped bring bookmobiles to Wisconsin.
The Door County Bookmobile helped show Wisconsin that mobile free libraries could connect rural communities to each other and to the rest of the state.
At the peak of the cherry industry in the late 1940s and early 1950s, 10,000 migrant workers came to Door County annually to pick cherries.
Door County’s temperate climate and shallow soil helped fruit crops thrive, especially the tart Montmorency cherry.