from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A peninsula of eastern Wisconsin between Green Bay and Lake Michigan. It is a cherry-growing region.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Although, the best ice cream/frozen custard I ever had was from a little shop called Not Licked Yet Custard up around Peninsula State Park, between Egg Harbor and Sister Bay on the Door Peninsula, north of Sturgeon Bay.
The nature of the escarpment rocks that create the beauty of the Door Peninsula also is responsible for some problems related to groundwater flow and contamination.
There's no doubt the 75-mile Door Peninsula, with the bay of Green Bay lapping against one shore, and Lake Michigan, lapping against the other, makes for a wonderful three season travel destination.
About 236,000 seeforellen yearlings are stocked into Lake Michigan from the east side of the Door Peninsula south to Kenosha.
By July, she was walking the southern edge of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, around the west side of Green Bay and across the Door Peninsula.
There was no disputing that I put the hard 'u' sound into the name for all the listeners across the Door Peninsula to hear.