Historic Indian Agency House

The U.S. Government in 1832 built the Indian Agency House for the Agent to the Winnebago Nation, John Harris Kinzie. His wife, Juliette Magill Kinzie wrote "Wau-Bun." The house stands near the site of Fort Winnebago, facing the Portage Canal.It has been restored by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, and furnished with antiques, all dating to pre-1833.

Hours of Operation

May 15-Oct 15 Daily 10am-4pm, Sun 11am-4pm.


Off Hwy 33E, one mile from downtown Portage on Agency House Road, also know as Rustic Road Number 69.

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History

State Historic Sign Site

  • Yes