Water Street Historic District

The city of Shullsburg was founded in 1827. The commercial development of downtown Shullsburg occurred in two stages: lead mining in the 1840s and 1850s, and the coming of the railroad in 1881. Visit this 19th-century downtown with 44 buildings, listed on the National Register of Historical Places in 1990 (No. 90000998). The buildings are primarily of Greek Revival, Italianate, or Romanesque architecture.

State Historic Sign Site

  • Yes

History/Heritage Type

  • Historic Homes