First Capitol

View Website Favorite (1) County Road G - Belmont, WI 53510
Information: 608-987-2122

First Capitol is closed to the public for 2017.

Closed to the public for 2017.

First Capitol historic site includes two of the buildings in which the first session of the Wisconsin territorial legislature convened from October through December 1836. Both building exteriors have been restored to their 1836 appearances, while the interiors house modern exhibits on early territorial Wisconsin and the first territorial legislature. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 (No. 70000036).

  • Free Admission
    • Yes
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Wisconsin History
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes

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Villa Louis Presents: Wisconsin Women of Style - The Victorian Wedding 5/06/2017 - 8/06/2017 Prairie Du Chien - 45.86 miles away

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Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • The First Capitol Historic Site encourages staff to uphold sustainable practices by including an evaluation of these practices in performance   appraisals
  • Compostable materials are used instead of plastic.
  • The First Capitol Historic Site chooses suppliers that provide and take back reusable packaging materials and shipping pallets