La Pointe | Ashland County

Town of La Pointe, Madeline Island, Ashland County
Mooningwanekaaning
(“the place full of Yellow-shafted Flicker”) 
Established 1665
Population: 245

La Pointe is located in Ashland County.



Wisconsin Historical Society "Official" Marker 108:
"Madeline Island"
was erected at La Pointe in 1961.
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Historic St. Joseph's Catholic Church

Historic Town Hall building

"Site of First Catholic Church" Historical Marker
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Wisconsin's Maritime Trails: Early Vessels Historical Marker
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"La Pointe Indian Cemetery" Historical Marker
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La Pointe is an Anishinaabe bi-lingual community.
Anishinaabe is the language of the Ojibwe (Chippewa) who
have occupied the area for a thousand years.

Little Wisconsin will be available May 7, 2019.

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