In 1837, Charles A Grignon built the elegant Mansion as a wedding gift for his bride, Mary Elizabeth Meade. The stones' origin was the Canadian Shield and are over 2 billion years old. Local maritime history, including boats from the early 1900s, shipbuilding, commercial fishing, even a fishing tug. Call 920-743-5809.18 N 4th Ave, Sturgeon Bay, Door County. This stunning 1882 Queen Anne home is the first house in the world lit with hydroelectricity from Thomas Edison's central power station. Open for guided tours Tuesdays - Fridays 10 am to pm, Saturdays 11am - pm. Meteor is the last remaining of these innovative ships (called whalebacks for their rounded hulls).An oasis of luxury and civilization, this stately home was known as The "Mansion in the Woods." The home models the "high style" Greek Revival architecture. The grounds includes a blacksmith's shop and apple orchard. Massive glaciers pushed and tumbled the rock to the Wisconsin region during several ice ages over the past 70,000 years. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day daily 9 am to 6 pm, Labor Day to Memorial Day 10 am to 5 pm. Restored 1837 authentically-furnished Greek-revival home. Open May to Memorial Day Sat and Sun only 1 to 4 pm, Memorial Day to Labor Day Mon Wed Thu Fri 10 am to pm, Sat and Sun 1 to 4 pm. For more information check our website, or Call 920-730-8204.625 W Prospect Ave, Appleton, Outagamie County. Two Rivers Wisconsin business man Bernard Schwartz, read a Time magazine story on Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian house. 1204 Half Moon Drive, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County. Launched from Superior in 1896, she carried a variety of cargos on the Great Lakes, including iron ore, grain, cars, and oil. Hear the ship's whistle and see the original 1896 steam engine as you tour from pilot house to cargo holds. Maintained by the Cedarburg Cultural Center, the Kuhefuss House Museum is a simple Greek Revival structure that has stood in the heart of the National Historic District for over 150 years and housed five generations of one of Cedarburg's oldest families. W62 N546 Washington Ave, Cedarburg, Ozaukee County.The house is open to the public on the second Sunday of each month and there are other special events. Schumacher Farm Park is a 40-acre farmstead with a 10-acre prairie restoration.We have a two part mission: 1)To preserve old-time rural lifeways of Dane County through education and preservation, and 2)To maintain a conservancy for nature study and recreational activities.Open daily through September 30 (10 AM-10 PM through August 21; 10-5 August 22 through September 30).Open weekends only in October, and January through early May.
Come discover "the soul of the Dells" through the eyes of Wisconsin's most famous photographer!Walk the town of Fish Creek where a thriving fishing and shipping village once stood.Imagine the steamships at dock waiting for horse-drawn carriages to deliver summer guests to their lodgings.We have another former mid 1850's type barn to be put together. Guided tours of the first large home in Waupaca, built in 1854.This will be used as the "Warehouse." We know that the Wakely's did operate a warehouse on site. Visit a true Victorian House with authentic furnishings. The Historic Blooming Grove Historical Society maintains the 1856 Nathaniel W Dean House as a living museum.