The Primitive Shoreline – White Cliff Road

The Primitive Shoreline – White Cliff Road   By Myles Dannhausen Sr. August 15, 2014 White Cliff Road. Today it’s a name synonymous with wealth and prestige, but last summer a simple garage sale sign reminded me of a time when this road beneath the tall cliffs of Egg Harbor’s Niagara Escarpment was home to the most primitive of Door County living. R.W. Peterson was one of the first people to build a home on White Cliff Road in Egg Harbor. He started with a Continue reading →

Outstanding in the Field Comes to Door County

Outstanding in the Field, the pioneering farm dinner series that has toured the country for 15 years, added Door County to its itinerary Aug. 3. Our Innkeeper’s son, Myles Dannhausen Jr., wrote about this latest step in the peninsula’s climb up the culinary ladder for our local paper – the Peninsula Pulse. Outstanding in the Field took their show to Waseda Farms in Baileys Harbor, a beautiful cattle ranch where they raise grass-fed beef in the Temple Grandin style. For 15 years Denevan has paired Continue reading →

Preservation & Re-purposing at Horseshoe Bay

The Door County Community Foundation recently awarded the Egg Harbor Historical Society grants from the Historic Preservation Fund and The Clifford & Clara Herlache Heritage Foundation to support the development of a master plan to determine what is needed to preserve and re-purpose the Horseshoe Bay Farms structures. The Master Plan will identify the steps needed to maintain the existing structures, determine placement of the Egg Harbor Historical Society office within one of the buildings, establish uses of the property that will foster the telling Continue reading →

Birding in Door County

Tips for a Budding Birder Roy Lukes discusses birding in Door County By Myles Dannhausen Jr. write the author Door County’s boast three official Bird Cities. Photo by Len Villano. May 02, 2014 When it comes to birding in Door County, there is no person better versed and passionate than Peninsula Pulse columnist and author Roy Lukes, who has been teaching, writing about, and photographing birds on the Door Peninsula for 50 years. Myles Dannhausen Jr. caught up with Roy for a few bits of Continue reading →