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

Nearby Places

1
Holiday Fireworks 6/29/2019 Portage - 0.69 miles away
2
Circus World Anniversary Days 6/28/2019 - 7/01/2019 Baraboo - 14.71 miles away
3
Art in the Park 7/06/2019 Lodi - 15.69 miles away
4
4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza! 7/04/2019 Wisconsin Dells - 16.85 miles away
5
Jim Gaffigan "Quality Time" Tour 6/28/2019 Wisconsin Dells - 17.57 miles away
6
Fire On The River 7/05/2019 - 7/06/2019 Sauk City - 22.62 miles away
7
Harrisville 4th of July Celebration 7/04/2019 Westfield - 23.47 miles away
8
WaunaBoom 7/04/2019 Waunakee - 24.39 miles away