Door County, Wisconsin gets its name from the original French explorers and fur trappers who came upon the treacherous waters separating Washington Island from the mainland. They referred to it as Portes des Mortes: “Doors of Deaths.” Today, the waters do sometimes delay campers and visitors crossing back from the island. Swimmers’ warnings are placed […]

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