First Capitol historic site includes two of the buildings in which the first session of the Wisconsin territorial legislature convened from October through December 1836. Both building exteriors have been restored to their 1836 appearances, while the interiors house modern exhibits on early territorial Wisconsin and the first territorial legislature. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 (No. 70000036).
Hours of Operation
Open 10am-4pm Wednesday through Sunday, June 11 through Sept 1, 2014.
Take Highway 151 (Exit 26) to Belmont, then follow County Road G to First Capitol.
- Wisconsin History
State Historic Sign Site
Articles: First Capitol