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
Tour the Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm, a National Historic Landmark 5/27/2017 - 10/21/2017 Baraboo - 9.18 miles away
2
Xplozion Fastpitch 5/27/2017 - 5/29/2017 Columbus - 23.31 miles away
3
Famous Princeton Flea Market 4/22/2017 - 10/07/2017 Princeton - 27.06 miles away
4
People of the Woodlands: Wisconsin Indian Ways 11/06/2009 - 12/31/2019 Madison - 32.34 miles away
5
Historic Preservation Month & Archaelogy Month 5/01/2017 - 5/31/2017 Madison - 32.42 miles away
6
World's Largest Brat Fest 5/26/2017 - 5/29/2017 Madison - 34.29 miles away
7
The Great Wine and Chocolate Trail 5/27/2017 - 5/28/2017 Verona - 38.8 miles away
8
Omro's Memorial Day Weekend Sell-a-Bration 5/26/2017 - 5/29/2017 Omro - 49.95 miles away