Historic Point Basse

View Website Favorite 364 Wakely Rd - Nekoosa, WI 54457
Information: 715-421-4598

Experience the only living history site on the Wisconsin River! Robert Wakely’s settlement at Point Basse was the beginning of the navigable Wisconsin River. See the preserved 1850s site come to life with the restored Wakely house, trading post, blacksmith shop and schoolhouse. Check out their website for more information on tours and events.

  • Features
    • On Water
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Re-enactments
    • Wisconsin History
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes

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