Saxton House

Saxton House, Argyle WI.  Boyhood home of Robert LaFollette
View Website Favorite (1) 210 N. State St. - Argyle, WI 53504
Information: 608-642-2537

10am-2pm on 1st Saturday of the month, June through October. Or by appointment.

Boyhood home of Robert "Fighting Bob" LaFollette. LaFollette represented Wisconsin's 3rd District in the U.S. House of Representatives (1885-1891).  He was the 20th Governor of the State of Wisconsin (1901-1906), and a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin (1906-1925).  He ran for President of the U.S. as representative of his own Progressive Party in 1924, carrying Wisconsin and winning 17% of the popular vote.  The house has been restored and is open for tours on the 1st Saturday of the month, June through October, 10am-2pm, or by appointment.

  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Wisconsin History
    • Historic Homes

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