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 Alexander Noble House, built in 1875, is an authentic example of a Greek Revival farmhouse.
Children will enjoy uncovering the secrets behind Houdini's famous illusions through interactive displays and activities. The Roger C Christensen Collection of antique packaging and advertising art recreates a typical general store from the early 1900s-1940s, and is believed to be one of the most extensive of its kind in the Midwest. A tunnel connects the 1837 cabin to the basement of the inn and is part of the docent led tour.
A National Historic Landmark and part of the National Park Service's Network to Freedom. Call 608-868-7772.18 S Janesville St, Milton, Rock County.