Montello was founded in 1848 for its location on the Fox River, but it is perhaps best known for the quality of its granite, quarried here from 1880 until the 1960s. Granite is among the most durable stone in the world, used for the sarcophagi of President and Mrs. U.S. Grant at Riverside Park, New York. Today, Montello sports a definite recreational flavor with canoeing and kayaking on the Fox River, as well as fishing and a community of vacation homes on Buffalo Lake, a ten-mile widening of the river south of town.
Montello Scottish Fest
Clan tents, dog herding, dancers, tug-of-war competitions, Scottish Diaspora Tapestry Display and more! View the 304 panels of the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry...
Scottish Diaspora Tapestry Display
July 17 - July 31
View the 304 panels of the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry that has traveled the world! Each panel was hand-stitched, beginning in 2013, in places around the world...
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Wisconsin is well known as a great escape from the hustle and bustle of big cities. If peace and quiet and getting back in touch with the great outdoors is...