Portage Retail Historic District

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Information: 608-742-6242
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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
Sou-Pare PLUS 10/26/2019 Portage - 0.16 miles away
2
Scratchings of a Madwoman 11/01/2019 - 11/30/2019 Portage - 0.16 miles away
3
Candlelight Hike and Campfire 11/02/2019 Poynette - 10.55 miles away
4
Christmas at the Palace 11/08/2019 - 1/05/2020 Wisconsin Dells - 16.6 miles away
5
Kreepy Kilbourn: The Original Dells Ghost Walk 9/27/2019 Wisconsin Dells - 17.06 miles away
6
Josh Turner 11/02/2019 Wisconsin Dells - 17.57 miles away
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Jo Dee Messina 11/09/2019 Wisconsin Dells - 17.57 miles away
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Halloween at the Farm 10/26/2019 Waunakee - 24 miles away