Portage Retail Historic District

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Information: 608-742-6242
Toll Free: 800-474-2525
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The Fox-Wisconsin waterway and Portage Canal placed Portage in the center of heavy commercial traffic in the 1800s, distributing lumber, grain and other supplies. It was also an early railroad center and highway crossroad. The most rapid expansion in this National Register District took place after the Civil War with construction often in Portage cream brick. In the midst of these Victorian facade buildings, there is a thriving diversified retail district in what is now a county seat. Walking tour maps available at the Chamber Office.

  • Features
    • Disabled Access
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Wisconsin History
  • Tour Type
    • Walking Tours
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes

Nearby Places

1
The Brother Brothers 10/27/2018 Portage - 0.16 miles away
2
Aldo Leopold Foundation Fall Festival 10/27/2018 Baraboo - 9.18 miles away
3
Crane Congregations 11/16/2018 - 11/18/2018 Baraboo - 9.18 miles away
4
Downtown Baraboo Wine Walk 11/16/2018 Baraboo - 15.06 miles away
5
Wine Walk & Shop 2018 11/16/2018 Lodi - 15.94 miles away
6
Chamber of Horrors Haunted House 10/12/2018 - 10/13/2018 Fall River - 20.62 miles away
7
Wollersheim Winery Ruby Nouveau Day 11/15/2018 Prairie du Sac - 21.41 miles away
8
Halloween at the Farm 10/27/2018 Waunakee - 24 miles away