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A Gleam Across the Wave
Evelyn Knudsen
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A Gleam Across the Wave

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A Gleam Across the Wave is the first in a limited edition of books devoted to the history of Door County. It is our intention to reprint a number of significant books on the county too long out of print as well as occasional collections of historical articles and essays. This is a non-profit venture. All monies earned will be reinvested in the next project. Our sole pursui ...more
Paperback, 90 pages
Published 2006 by N. Blei
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Aug 25, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Door County Lighthouse Enthusiasts
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Gleam was written as an oral history honoring Martin Nicolair Knudsen’s life as Lighthouse Keeper on Pilot, Manitou and Plum Islands. The reader learns of the days when Washington and Rock Island was the home of fishermen, sailors, coopers and their families. The Knudsens recall Martin’s stories of how the islands looked back in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s; the White House near Schoolhouse Beach, the Bethel Church, Mount Misery, Bowyer’s Bluff, log homes, shipwrecks, and docks with bustling ...more
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