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Watson Street Historic District
Taking a walk through the downtown Watson Street Commercial Historic District is like turning back the hands of time. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Ripon's "main street" has been brought back to life with facade restorations, the installation of ornamental street lights, banners, and trees. The construction dates of the buildings reflect the significant amount of reconstruction that took place after disastrous fires wiped out almost two whole blocks of frame constructed commercial buildings in 1868 and 1869 and other fires during the 1870's and 1880's. Little construction took place in the district after 1890, except in the 300 block of Watson Street, where the commercial business district was stretching to its limits.
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- State Historic Sign Site
Creatures of the Night 10/31/2020 Waupun - 16.74 miles away
CANCELED - Escanaba in da Moonlight 11/06/2020 - 11/08/2020 Oshkosh - 19.27 miles away
Holiday Parade 11/12/2020 Oshkosh - 19.65 miles away
CANCELED - Holiday Wonder Art & Craft Expo 11/07/2020 Fond du Lac - 21.1 miles away
VIRTUAL Sigma Holiday House 2020 11/06/2020 - 11/08/2020 Fond du Lac - 21.11 miles away
Wisconsin Bird & Game Breeders Fall Swap 10/31/2020 Fond du Lac - 21.24 miles away
CANCELED - Halloween Spooktacular Craft & Vendor Show 10/31/2020 Oshkosh - 22.65 miles away
Kelley’s Farmstead Fall Festival 9/26/2020 - 10/25/2020 Fond du Lac - 23.46 miles away