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

Nearby Places

1
Concerts at the Portage 6/07/2017 - 8/30/2017 Portage - 1.66 miles away
2
Tour the Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm, a National Historic Landmark 5/27/2017 - 10/21/2017 Baraboo - 9.18 miles away
3
Tuesday is Cruiseday! 6/06/2017 - 8/29/2017 Lodi - 14.35 miles away
4
Concerts on the Square 6/08/2017 - 8/24/2017 Baraboo - 15.02 miles away
5
Famous Princeton Flea Market 4/22/2017 - 10/07/2017 Princeton - 27.06 miles away
6
Corn Again – Maiz de Nuevo 8/18/2017 - 9/15/2017 Reedsburg - 27.62 miles away
7
People of the Woodlands: Wisconsin Indian Ways 11/06/2009 - 12/31/2019 Madison - 32.34 miles away
8
Ripon Summer Concert Series 6/02/2017 - 8/25/2017 Ripon - 37.49 miles away