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Whiting-Plover Paper Mill, 3243 Whiting Road, Whiting, Portage County, WI



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Location
3243 Whiting Road, Whiting, WI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WI-56
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N13; N968).
Building/structure dates: 1891 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1898 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1903 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1908 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1918 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1923 subsequent work
Significance: The Whiting-Plover mill is one of the oldest mills on the Wisconsin River. Since 1892 it has been used for the production of fine papers, primarily from ragstock. The mill is associated with George A. Whiting, a key figure in the early history of the Wisconsin paper industry.

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. BUILDING No. 28 (LEFT), No. 2 (CENTER) AND No. 3 (RIGHT), VIEW TO THE SOUTH
2. BUILDING No. 2 (LEFT), No. 3 (CENTER), AND No. 5 (REAR RIGHT), VIEW TO SOUTH
3. BUILDING No. 2 (LEFT) AND No. 3 (RIGHT), VIEW TO THE SOUTH
4. BUILDING No. 4 (LEFT) AND No. 5 (RIGHT) VIEW TO THE SOUTH
5. BUILDING No. 4 - WEST SIDE (LEFT) AND BUILDING No. 5 (RIGHT), VIEW TO THE EAST
6. BUILDING No. 4 - WEST SIDE (LEFT) AND BUILDING No. 5, VIEW TO THE SOUTH
7. BUILDING No. 4 (LEFT) AND No. 5 (RIGHT), VIEW TO THE SOUTH
8. BUILDING No. 5 - SOUTH SIDE (LEFT); BUILDING No. 13 - WEST AND SOUTH SIDES (CENTER); BUILDING No. 6 - WEST SIDE (RIGHT), VIEW TO THE EAST
9. BUILDING No. 5 - SOUTH SIDE (LEFT) AND BUILDING No. 13 WEST SIDE (RIGHT) VIEW TO THE NORTHEAST
10. SOUTH SIDES OF BUILDING No. 6 (LEFT), No. 7 (CENTER), AND No. 17 (FAR RIGHT), VIEW TO THE NORTHEAST


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