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

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Alison Margaret 2/23/2019 Portage - 0.16 miles away
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Theiss & O'Connor 3/16/2019 Portage - 0.16 miles away
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Wollersheim Winery Open House 3/02/2019 Prairie du Sac - 21.39 miles away
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Bettman & Halpin 3/01/2019 Prairie Du Sac - 22.29 miles away