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  • Visiting Historical Gardens in Wisconsin

    Last Updated: 4/23/2012

    Step back in time and savor the beauty, colors and scents of old-fashioned gardens that speak of eras gone by.

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  • The Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help

    Last Updated: 1/10/2011

    In a small rural town 15 miles northeast of the hustle and bustle of Green Bay you’ll find yourself in a peaceful surrounding of dairy farms and fields. Then, on a small road in New Franken, you’ll come across a heavenly site... The Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help.

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  • Ho-Chunk Nation Offers Cultural Tours

    Last Updated: 7/21/2010

    Like their neighbors of European descent, Wisconsin’s Ho-Chunk people have survived centuries of struggle to develop and preserve a rich cultural heritage. That heritage is illuminated in several cultural tours.

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  • Mineral Point: Where Wisconsin Began

    Last Updated: 7/7/2010

    Lying amid the mineral-rich coulees of the Driftless area in the southwestern corner of the state, Mineral Point has been dubbed the “place where Wisconsin began.”

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  • Beyond Lambeau Field: Discover Green Bay’s Local Treasures

    Last Updated: 4/30/2010

    You may be so football-clueless that you think the word “Lombardi” describes a style of pasta. Even so, the Green Bay area offers plenty of great things to do.

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  • Wisconsin Historic Sites Put Heritage in Holidays

    Last Updated: 11/24/2009

    In Wisconsin, we treasure our past, preserved in museums and historic homes throughout the state. During the holidays, many of those properties host special tour opportunities. Here are some of our best historic holiday traditions.

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  • Wisconsin's Gangster Tour

    Last Updated: 4/24/2009

    Go “on the lam” and experience the rich lore and legend of Wisconsin's history as a playground and hideout for Prohibition- and Depression-era gangsters. See locations used in the upcoming, "Public Enemies" movie.

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  • Stage Magic

    Last Updated: 11/15/2007

    A visit to Ten Chimneys, the historic Genesee Depot estate of Broadway greats Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, will send you away feeling like a guest of the Lunts in the mid-1900s rather than a 21st-century tourist.

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  • Hudson, Osceola, and St. Croix Falls

    Last Updated: 1/30/2007

    I like to visit Hudson during the height of summer, when I can dip my weary hiker's feet into the cooling current of the river. I return in autumn, when its avenues of maples blind my eyes. But there's something extra-special about my winter visits, too.

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  • Take the Ghost Walk in Bayfield

    Last Updated: 1/25/2007

    The town is well known as the gateway to Lake Superior’s Apostle Islands, and as a vacation destination in its own right. But not many people know its colorful history. Virginia Hirsch, a storyteller and amateur historian, is out to change all that.

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