Pine country, Crawford County, Wisconsin Territory 



Also known as the “pinery.”1 Collective term for regions in Wisconsin where lumbering operations were located, especially along Black, Chippewa, St. Croix, Wisconsin, and Wolf rivers.2 Mormons established lumber camps and mills on Black River to provide timber for construction of Nauvoo temple, Nauvoo House, and other public buildings, 1841.3 Church leaders considered sending JS to area for protection from enemies, Aug. 1842.4 Mills on Black River sold, summer 1844.5 See also “Black River.”