Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center Has Videos on Barksdale History
By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center Has Videos on Barksdale History One of my blog followers recently contacted me about the recent availability of information on the historic Barksdale explosives plant (built by DuPont in the early 1900s). According to my source, "The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center conducted a volunteer program a few years ago where we interviewed various individuals who were involved with the Barksdale plant. Contact the archivist in their library research room if you would like to see any of these (video) interviews." The abandoned Barksdale plant site, which was closed in 1971, is located on Highway 13 between Washburn and Ashland, Wisconsin. I wrote about this historic site in another blog post on ActiveRain dated October 23, 2007. Ever since I blogged abou...