Sayner, Vilas County, Wisconsin

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    Sayner is one of two unincorporated towns located in the township of Plum Lake (the other being Star Lake). A detailed history has not yet been written for this site.

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    Charles P. Forbes
    August 28, 2009
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    Major References

    ****. 31-Year Old Eagle Found Dead Near Sayner. [Vilas County News-Review, June 25, 2008, p. 13A.] Eagle River, 2008. View Full Entry
    ****. Best of the Northwoods, The. Boulder Junction, 1992. View Full Entry
    ****. Action Tracks. [Annual Winter publication, newspaper format] Eagle River, 1992. View Full Entry
    ****. Plum Lake Golf Club in Sayner. [Vilas County News Review, Sept. 2, 2020, Vacation Week, P. 16] Eagle River, 2020. View Full Entry
    ****. Town Builder Gives Interview. [Vilas County News Review, March 3, 1938, P. 1] Eagle River, 1938. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    70-155 Advancement Association, Information Bureau. Lake Region, The; State Highways 70 and 155, Eagle River, Sayner, Star Lake. Eagle River, 193?. View Full Entry
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    Baldwin, Robert. Babbling Brook. [Northsound Compact Disc 24642] Minocqua, WI, 1990. View Full Entry
    Casetta, Curt. Time Capsule. [Wisconsin Trails, V. 41, #6, Nov-Dec 2000, p. 19.] 2000. View Full Entry
    Cassoday, Dorothy, Photographer. Wisconsin Becomes Winter Sports Conscious; photograph: Snow Sled at Sayner. [Wis. Conservation Bulletin, March '40; V5#3, p.30.] 1940. View Full Entry
    Chicago, University of, Library. Guide to the Edgar J. Goodspeed Papers 1853-1961. [University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Centers, Finding Aids] Chicago, 2008. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    DeWitt, Mabel Sayner. Brief History of Sayner and Star Lake. [Essay Presented by Mrs. DeWitt before the Vilas County Historical Society.] Sayner, 1955. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Ebert, M. A.. Traveling Among Wisconsin Resorts. [Wisconsin Land of Lakes Magazine, January, 1929.] Rhinelander, 1929. View Full Entry
    Feldman and Cook. Wisconsin Curiosities. [Second Edition] Guilford, CT, 2004. View Full Entry
    Froelich, Bill, Jr.. Up a Ladder with Bill Froelich, Jr.. Sayner, Wisconsin, 1992. View Full Entry
    Gard, Robert E.. Wild Goose Marsh, Horicon Stopover. [First Edition] Madison, 1972. View Full Entry
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    Goodspeed, Charles T.B.. Thomas Wakefield Goodspeed. [Kessinger Legacy Reprintsd] Chicago, 2010. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Griffith, Edward Merriam. Report of the State Forrester of Wisconsin For 1911 and 1912. Madison, 1913. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Hiller, Don. A Sayner Legend [Neal Long]. [Vilas County Historical Museum Newsletter, Vol. 11, #2, Summer, 2009.] Sayner, 2009. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Hintz, Bill. Sayner & Star Lake. [Vilas County Chamer of Commerce: Vilas County Headwaters to Wisconsin, 1998, p. 32] 1998. View Full Entry
    Huhti, Thomas. Wisconsin. [Fourth Edition] Berkeley, CA, 2008. View Full Entry
    Huhti, Thomas. Wisconsin Handbook, Including Door County. [First Edition] Chico, CA, 1997. View Full Entry
    Judson, Clara Ingram. Jerry and Jean, Detectors. New York, 1923. View Full Entry
    Krieck, Bethany. State's Oldest Camp; Camp Highlands: providing Adventure for 100 Years. [Vilas County News Review, August 6, 2003, p. 1B] Eagle River, 2003. View Full Entry
    Krischan, Donna. Crystal Lake Pump. [Wisconsin Natural Resources, V.23, #4, Aug, '99, p. 22.] 1999. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Laabs, Joyce. Collection of Northwoods Nostalgia, A, From the Pages of the Lakeland Times. [Vol. 2 (of 2)] Sun Prairie, WI, 1980. View Full Entry
    Laabs, Joyce. Collection of Northwoods Nostalgia, A, From the Pages of the Lakeland Times. [Vol. 1 (of 2)] Sun Prairie, WI, 1978. View Full Entry
    M. Russ Lowthian. Road Biking in Wisconsin. [A Falcon Guide] Guilford, CT, 2008. View Full Entry
    Nyweide, David. Plum Lake, Visits to the Northwoods. Oregon, WI, 1999. View Full Entry
    Plum Lake Women's Club. Favorite Recipes from the Plum Lake Women's Club. Sayner, n.d.. View Full Entry
    Pohlen, Jerome. Oddball Wisconsin. Chicago, 2001. View Full Entry
    Roberts, Edith. Tamarack, A Novel. Indianapolis, 1940. View Full Entry
    Sayner, O. W.. Plum Lake House, Sayner, Wis.. [Chicago Tribune, July. 23, 1908, p. 8. "Resorts and Hotels"] Chicago, 1908. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Sayner-Star Lake Chamber of Commerce. About Plum Lake Township [A History]. [In: Sayner Star Lake, Wisconsin, Annual Chamber of Commerce Brochure, 2002-2003 edition.] Sayner, 2002. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Sayner-Star Lake Chamber of Commerce. McKay's Corner Store. [In: Sayner Star Lake, Wisconsin, Annual Chamber of Commerce Brochure, 1988 edition.] Sayner, 1988. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Sayner-Star Lake Chamber of Commerce. Razorback Ridges Ski Trail. [In: Sayner Star Lake, Wisconsin, Annual Chamber of Commerce Brochure, 2006-2007 edition.] Sayner, 2006. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Schmidt, Floyd. Switch Lamps in the Pines. Eagle River, 2009. View Full Entry
    Scholfield, W. B.. Lake People, Summers at Plum Lake.. [Second Printing.] 1985. View Full Entry
    Scrobell, Daniel. Early Times: The Early History of the Minocqua Area as Seen Through the Pages of the "Minocqua Times" Newspaper. Minocqua, 1988. View Full Entry
    Sethness, Edward. History of Big Muskellunge Lake. Woodruff, 1978. View Full Entry
    Shapiro, Aaron. Up North on Vacation, Tourism and Resorts in Wisconsin's North Woods 1900-1945. [Wiscosin Magazine of History, Vol. 89, #4, Summer, 2006, pp 2 ff.] Madison, 2006. View Full Entry
    Slattery, Christina. View from the Water. [Wisconsin Magazine of History, Vol. 93, Autumn 2009] Madison, 2009. View Full Entry
    Thomas, Kerry. Plum Ski-Ters Hold 45th Reunion. [Vilas County News Review, July 27, 2005, p. 5B.] Eagle River, 2005. View Full Entry
    Vilas County Advertising. Vilas County, Autumn Harvest & Heritage Tour. Eagle River, 2007. View Full Entry (Full text available)
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    Minor References

    Emerson, Charles. Wisconsin Scenic and Historic Trails. Madison, 1933. View Full Entry
    Hooper, C. W., ed.. O. W. Sayner..... [Minocqua Times, July 29, 1897] Minocqua, 1897. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Mobil. Mobil Travel Guide, Great Lakes Area. [1976, 1983, 1994, 2001 editions] Chicago, 2001. View Full Entry
    Murray, Tom. Milwaukee Road. St. Paul, 2005. View Full Entry
    Perry, Ray. Badger Modern Magic--Muskies. [Wisconsin Conservation Bulletin, 5:12, Dec 1940, pp. 49-51.] Madison, 1940. View Full Entry
    Plummer, Beverly. Mysterious Musky. [Wisconsin Trails Mag. Vol. 14, #2, Summer 1973, pp. 31-33.] 1973. View Full Entry
    Sasse, Timothy. Vilas County Logging Companies’ Railroad Operations. [Edit by Charles P. Forbes of webpage material (2000) and additional material from Mr. Sasse (2014).] Star Lake, 2020. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Sayner-Star Lake Chamber of Commerce. Town of Plum Lake Rearing Pond[s]. [In: Sayner Star Lake, Wisconsin, Annual Chamber of Commerce Brochure, 1996-1997 edition.] Sayner, 1996. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Sayner-Star Lake Chamber of Commerce, Inc.. By-laws of the Sayner-Star Lake Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (Draft). Sayner, n.d.. View Full Entry
    Williams, Linda. Oak Wilt Identified near Sayner. [DNR Website, Posted June 28, 2017] Madison, 2017. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Wisconsin Historical Society Archives. Herbert and Bert Warner papers, 1900-1983. [Catalog entry, finding aid; downloaded 8/19/2005] Ashland, 2005. View Full Entry (Full text available)
    Wisconsin Tourism Development. Wisconsin Auto Tours. [1990 & 1991 editions] Madison, 1991. View Full Entry
    Wisconsin, State of. Andrew L. Kreutzer. [Wisconsin Blue Book, 1901, p. 736.] Madison, 1901. View Full Entry (Full text available)
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