Historically interesting places
Aztalan State Park
Aztalan is a former American city today recognizable by the man-made
hills and the picket fence, which is only visible today through reconstruction
work in modern times. Numerous excavations brought the researchers interesting
information about life in this settlement between 900 and 1300, which you can
experience and discover in part on site. The Aztalan State Park is located not
far from the city of the same name, Aztalan, to the south.
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Silver Mound Archeological District
This is a sandstone hill that was used by Native Americans as a source
of material for the manufacture of their tools. Some finds from here are up to
11,000 years old, so archaeologists can draw some conclusions about the first
people in Wisconsin. The place is located in western Wisconsin in Jackson
Special buildings and structures
Covered Bridge Park at Cedarburg
This park, in Ozaukee County, is so special because it is the last
original preserved Coverd Bridge (a covered wooden bridge) in Wisconsin that
spans Cedar Creek. The rest of the park's surroundings are particularly
beautiful to look at and a highlight for fans of contemplative landscapes.
House on the Rock at Taliesin
The House on the Rock is an expression of the imagination of the star
architect Frank Lloyd Wright, on whose idea and design the building can be
traced. Peculiarity is that it was built on a rock spur and since the 1940s it
has been expanded by some additions that make it the quirky structure that it is
today, which is certainly the reason why it is one of the most visited
attractions in Wisconsin is.
5754 Highway 23
from May to August 9 to 18, September-October to 17 pm from November to April
only on weekends
Admission: $ US 12.50; reduced US $ 7.50
Johnson Wax Company Administration Building in Racine
This is one of Frank Lloyd Wright's factories. It was created in 1939
on behalf of John F. Johnson. It is the headquarters of SC Johnson & Son Inc.
The peculiarity of this building is found inside. The legendary large work area
is characterized by numerous tall columns, rounded corners and indirect
1525 Howe Street
Hours Tours take place on Fridays at 9, 10, 11, 1.45 and 3 p.m. It is necessary
to book in advance.
State Capitol in Madison
The Sate Capitol in Madison, capital of the state, is an X-shaped
building and seat of the Wisconsin Parliament. The building was constructed
between 1907 and 1917 and is the largest of its kind after Washington DC. Guided
tours are offered to visit the building.
101 E Wilson Street
Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., weekends until 4 p.m.
Wingspread in Racine
This is the last and largest prairie house famous by Frank Lloyd
Wright. It was commissioned by John F. Johnson as his home and completed in
1939. Particularly impressive is the living room with its central fireplace,
which is the center of the building from where four further wings extend.33 E
Fou Mile Road
Tuesday to Friday 9.30 a.m. to 2.40 p.m.