East Central Wisconsin from Fond du Lac
We decided to take a little down time and catch up on business in Fond du Lac. Well, to be honest, we were worried that we couldn't find a campground for Labor Day Weekend, so we hunkered down at the Fond du Lac County Fairground for a week and toured the area. There is some great history all around this area of Wisconsin, many towns built on the riches of the lumber industry. Fond du Lac is not that far west of Lake Michigan, so we hit Sheboygan, Manitowoc, then over to Lake Winnebago and more. Hover over the photos for more information, or click to go to the gallery for purchase and downloads.
Hayton, WI - Barn Near HaytonA barn near Hayton, Wisconsin. Photo by Kathy Weiser-Alexander.
Fond Du Lac, WI - Architecture - 2Fond du Lac, Wisconsin was a trading post in it's earliest days before the city was formed, serving the Winnebago tribe and other Native American's from around the area. It was once considered as a State Capital, but Madison was chosen instead. Photo and enhancement by Kathy Weiser-Alexander.
Fond Du Lac, WI - Architecture - EnhancedDowntown Fond du Lac, Wisconsin has a lot of great architecture of days past and seemed vibrant during our visit.
Oshkosh, WI - Blue Bulding - enhancedPhoto and enhancement by Kathy Weiser-Alexander. Oshkosh, WI - Downtown BuildingPhoto by Kathy Weiser-Alexander. Oshkosh, WI - Buildings (Enhanced)Downtown buildings in Oshkosh, photo and enhancement by Kathy Weiser-Alexander. Oshkosh, WI - South Main Street BuildingPhoto by Kathy Weiser-Alexander Oshkosh, WI - Street PubBarley & Hops Street Pub in Oshkosh, photo and enhancement by Kathy Weiser-Alexander.
Sheboygan Falls, WI - StreetWith its grassroots dating back to 1835, Sheboygan Falls grew into a city in 1913 and today has a population of 7,500. Photo by Kathy Weiser-Alexander.
Sheboygan Falls, WI - 2Several Mills and other industries helped Sheboygan Falls grow throughout the years.
We'll set out Sunday to tour Milwaukee and Beer! Stay tuned for some history on suds :)
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