Located on Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin’s largest inland lake encompassing 220
square miles, Fond du Lac offers residents and visitors a place to enjoy all
seasons and a variety of activities, including boating, fishing, hiking, skiing, and
Voted #1 SAFEST Metropolitan Area in 2007 and recognized as one of the
nation’s “Top Waterfront Towns” in National Geographic Adventure, Fond du
Lac is a thriving community enriched with charm, character, and culture.
Take a look inside to find detailed information on the many services and areas of
interest that make Fond du Lac a unique and vibrant community to call “home”.
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CABLE, INTERNET, PHONE, & UTILITIES
Electricity Phone, Television, and Internet
Alliant Energy AT&T / SBC
883 West Scott Street 221 West Washington Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54937 Appleton, WI 54913
(800) 862-6222 (920) 735-3350
Wisconsin Electric Power Charter Communications
(Outside of Fond du Lac) P.O. Box 1197
(800) 242-9137 Fond du Lac, WI 54936-1197
www.we-energies.com (800) 581-0081
Alliant Energy Direct TV
883 West Scott Street 1-800-280-4388
Fond du Lac, WI 54937 www.directv.com
www.alliantenergy.com TDS Metrocom
93 South Pioneer Road, Suite 100
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Fond du Lac Reporter is the local daily newspaper in the City of Fond du Lac. Subscribe online at
www.fdlreporter.com or call (920) 922-4600.
Action Advertiser is a free community newspaper that has won several awards. Subscribe online at
www.actiononline.com or call (920) 922-8640.
CLUBS AND VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATIONS
Interested in volunteering within the Fond du Lac community? Below is a snapshot of possible volunteer opportunities
in the area. For a complete list, visit www.volunteercenter.net.
• Bingo Leader • Resident Assistant
• Bowling Leader • Companion
• Pet Therapist • ER Advocate
• Friendly Visitor • Manicurist
• Day Care Helper • Baby-sitter
• Receptionist • Grounds Maintenance
• Corporate Donations Chair • Office Assistant
Looking to join a club in Fond du Lac? Below is a list of current organized clubs servicing the Fond du Lac community.
To access more detailed information, visit www.fdlfeatures.com.
• ADVOCAP, Inc. • Fond du Lac Family Resource Center
• ASTOP, Inc. • Fond du Lac Family YMCA
• American Red Cross • Fond du Lac Humane Society
• Big Brothers – Big Sisters • Fond du Lac Noon Kiwanis
• Boys & Girls Club • Fond du Lac Lakeside Evening Kiwanis
• Brooke Industries • Fond du Lac Running Club
• FABOH • Fond du Lac Sailing Club
• FDL Area United Way • Fond du Lac Symphonic Band
• FDL County Economic Development Corp • Hispanic American Council of WI, Inc.
• FDL Festivals, Inc. • Home Builders Association
• Fond du Lac Amateur Radio Club • Horicon Marsh Bird Club
• Fond du Lac Area Foundation • LP Goodrich Graduates Group
• Fond du Lac Arts Council, Inc. • New Beginnings-Crisis Pregnancies
• Fond du Lac Blue Line Club • Salvation Army
• Fond du Lac Business Builders • The Arc of Fond du Lac, Inc.
• Fond du Lac EAA Chapter 572 • Toastmasters Club of Fond du Lac #498
• Fond du Lac Education Association • Volunteer Center of FDL County, Inc.
• Fond du Lac Evening Lions Club • Walleyes for Tomorrow
• Fond du Lac Evening Optimist Club • Women in Management
FOND DU LAC GOVERNMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
Administrative Offices 929-3150 Land Conservation Department 923-5562
Airport 926-0653 Library 929-7080
Ambulance / Emergency 911 Parking Meter Utility 322-3448
Area Transit 322-3650 Parks Dept / Columbia Park 795-4113
Assessment 322-3410 Parks Department / Waupun 324-2769
Attorney 322-3420 Parks / Lakeside Office 322-3590
Building Inspector 322-3570 Planning 322-3440
Central Collection 322-3460 Planning and Zoning 929-3135
Child Support Enforcement 929-3057 Police / Emergency 911
City Manager 322-3405 Police Department 322-3700
Clerk 322-3430 Public Health Nursing 929-3085
Clerk of Courts 929-3038 Public Works 322-3540
Code Enforcement 929-3139 Purchasing 322-3450
Community Development 322-3440 Refuse and Garbage Collection 322-3540
Community Programs 929-3500 Register of Deeds 929-3018
Comptroller 322-3450 Rolling Meadows Nursing Home 929-3585
Coroner 929-3366 Senior Center 322-3630
County Clerk 929-3000 Senior Services 929-3114
County Treasurer 929-3010 Sheriff / Emergency 911
District Attorney 929-3048 Sheriff’s Department 929-3391
Emergency Government 929-2911 Social Services 929-3400
Engineering 322-3470 Department of Surveyor 929-3165
Fairgrounds 929-3169 Tax Listing 929-3027
Fairgrounds Park Pool 322-3950 Taylor Park Pool 322-3955
Fire / Emergency 911 TDD Services 929-3443
Fire Department 322-3800 University of WI Extention 929-3170
Golf Course / Rolling Meadows 929-3735 Veterans Service Office 929-3117
Health Care Center 929-3500 Wastewater Treatment 322-3660
Highway Department 929-3485 Water Utility 322-3680
Housing Authority 929-3107 WIC-Nutrition Program 929-3104
For a complete list of government contact numbers, please visit the Yellow Pages under Government – City of Fond du Lac.
The following is a list of medical clinics in the City of Fond du Lac. For a complete list of physicians and
dentists, please refer to the Physicians section of the Yellow Pages.
St. Agnes Hospital
430 E. Division Street 923-7400
Agnesian Convenient Care Clinic
145 N. Main Street 926-8492
Agnesian Health Shoppe
327 Winnebago Drive 926-5277
420 E. Division Street 923-7400
Aurora Health Center
210 Wisconsin American Drive 907-7000
Aurora Health Center
700 Park Ridge Lane 926-7800
Clinic of Orthopedic Surgery Chartered
210 Wisconsin American Drive 923-0641
Family Foot Clinic
21 S. Marr 921-1669
Fond du Lac Dialysis Center
101 S. Pioneer Road 923-2333
Fond du Lac Regional Clinic
420 E. Division 923-7400
Fond du Lac Surgery Center
421 Camelot Drive 926-5900
Fox Valley Wellness Center
180 Knight’s Way 922-5433
Lifecare Practitioners, Inc.
481 E. Division 929-8120
Community Animal Hospital Fond du Lac Pet Grooming
161 N. Rolling Meadows Drive 923-6608 246 S. Main Street 923-8882
Companion Animal Care Kennel Inn
555 Fond du Lac Avenue 921-5199 N5342 Cty Tk K 922-5844
Country Hills Animal Hospital Pampered Paws Salon
N4415 Hwy 45, Eden 477-3003 493 Fond du Lac Avenue 923-6576
Dairyland Veterinary Associates Petsmart
General Large Animal Practice 443 N. Rolling Meadows Dr. 921-2964
N5404 Hwy 151 922-3130
Tails a Waggin
Fond du Lac Veterinary Clinic 467 S. Main Street 921-8973
252 S. Main Street 923-8886
Woodbine Pet Spa
Town and Country Veterinary Clinic 945 Woodbine Park Road 924-9700
Practice limited to companion animals
961 S. Main Street 922-3133 Kennels
Grooming Chelstar’s Bed and Biscuit
N4890 Hwy 45 921-9024
Affordable Family Pet Grooming, LLC
222 N. Main Street 926-0554 Double Dutch Kennels
N7936 Tower Road 922-0111
1011 Minnesota Avenue 929-9234 Fond du Lac County Kennel Club
N5480 Deneveu Lane 923-2102
Chelstar’s Bed and Biscuit
4890 Hwy 45 921-9024 Fond du Lac Veterinary Clinic
252 S. Main Street 923-8886
Fancy Paws and Claws Pet Grooming
276 Dahl Place 906-9884 Kennel Inn
N5342 Cty Tk K 922-5844
A&W Drive In Coliseum Freight House Supper
269 Winnebago Dr. 921-4320 91 S. Main St. 924-9599 Club
44 Marcoe 921-0058
Applebee’s Cool River
841 W. Johnson St. 922-1809 99 W. Pioneer Rd. 922-4696 Friar Tuck’s
570 W. Johnson St. 921-4027
Arby’s Cousins Subs
W6606 Hwy 23 906-5054 477 N. Peters Ave. 906-5000 Fusion by Mark
7 N. Main St. 907-1001 23 S. Main St. 906-9980
110 S. Main St. 926-0046 Culver’s Frozen Custard Gilles Frozen Custard
W6606 Hwy 23 922-2272 819 S. Main St. 922-4900
Blancks Lake Aire 81 W. Pioneer Rd. 922-2826
Supper Club 969 E. Johnson St. 922-5559 Gino’s Italian
8751 N. Lakeshore Dr. 921-8635 Restaurant
Dairy Queen 584 W. Johnson St. 906-9999
Bob’s Pizza 635 W. Johnson St. 922-9171
25 E. Merrill Ave. 922-6505 387 Fond du Lac Ave. 922-2663 Green Acres Supper
Boda’s Restaurant Dillinger’s W2701 4th 922-2328
277 S. Pioneer Rd. 922-9931 1 S. Main St. 923-6776
Callahan’s Duffy’s Sports Pub & 775 W. Johnson St. 922-3434
121 N. Pioneer Rd. 922-5100 Steakhouse
625 W. Rolling Meadows 924-9112 Jim & Linda’s
Capone’s Lakeview Supper Club
N10302 Hwy 151 795-4140 Entrees on Trays W3496 Cty Tk W 795-4116
550 Prospect Ave. 922-0387
Casa Mexico Jo Jo’s BBQ Grill
239 W. Scott St. 907-1205 Faros Family Restaurant 832 W. Johnson St. 926-0040
131 N. Pioneer Rd. 922-3600
Cedar Lodge Supper Joan’s Kitchen
Club Fazoli’s Restaurant 175 S. Main St. 921-9660
N10872 Hwy 151, Malone 795-4574 256 N. Pioneer Rd. 924-7549
Joe’s Fox Hut
China Buffet Fiesta Tapatia 41 N. Main St. 923-2300
835 W. Johnson St. 907-8888 609 W. Johnson St. 907-8184
Cibo Steaks & Spirits Fond du Latte Bistro
1 N. Main St. (Ramada Inn) 923-3000 953 E. Johnson St. 929-0404 525 N. Peters Ave. 322-8890
Juke Box Charlie’s Rocky Rococo Pizza Tucker’s Hamburgers
248 N. Hickory St. 926-1950 774 W. Johnson St. 922-6100 444 W. Johnson St. 922-1200
927 S. Main St. 921-1146
Kentucky Fried Chicken Salty’s Seafood & Spirits
147 N. Pioneer Road 923-2321 503 N. Park Ave. 922-9940 The Wayside
876 E. Johnson St. 921-5440 295 W. Division St. 922-0588
San Jose Family Mexican
Little Caesar’s Pizza Restaurant Bar and Grill Wendt’s On the Lake
7 W. Scott St. 922-9222 239 W. Scott St. 906-9920 N9699 Lakeshore Dr. 688-5231
Main Exchange Schmitty’s Oar House
161 S. Main St. 923-8181 Bar & Grill
N7044 Winnebago Dr. 907-4380
237 S. Main St. 924-9012 168 N. Pioneer Rd. 922-0590
McDonald’s Sebastian’s Steakhouse
929 E. Johnson St. 924-0331 770 S. Main St. 922-3333
699 S. Military Road 922-7070
770 W. Johnson St. 922-4740 Shakers Bar & Grill
751 Wisconsin Ave. 924-9499
417 S. Main St. 923-3130 Sombrero’s Restaurant
445 N. Pioneer Rd. 922-9207
Miranchito Mexican Food
239 W. Scott St. 906-9920 Stretch Restaurant
565 N. Pioneer Rd. 923-7834
North Fond du Lac
Family Restaurant Subway
726 Wisconsin Ave. 907-0067 377 N. Rolling Meadows 921-2322
365 Fond du Lac Ave. 924-9100
Oasis Family Restaurant 34 W. Pioneer Rd. 923-3100
339 N. Main St. 922-3345
Sunset Supper Club
Old Country Buffet N7364 Winnebago Dr. 922-4540
835 W. Johnson St. 924-7622
Oscar’s Sportsman’s Inn 892 E. Johnson St. 923-9990
156 Western Ave. 921-8345 427 W. Johnson St. 923-5505
Papa John’s Pizza Terrell’s Fisherman’s
528 W. Johnson St. 929-7272 Cove
9176 Hwy 151 322-9750
718 W. Johnson St. 921-5566 The Haven Restaurant &
Pizza Ville Restaurant 1325 S. Main St. 923-1510
160 W. Scott St. 921-1700
Theo’s Supper Club
Qdoba Mexican Grill 24 N. Main St. 922-8899
187 N. Pioneer Rd. 273-0359
Quizno’s Sub Bar & Grill
335 Winnebago Dr. 322-9800 838 E. Johnson St. 924-9400
Arc Park Learning Center Mary Linsmeier Schools
500 N. Park Avenue 103 W. Scott Street
www.arcfdl.org 923-1495 www.marylinsmeierschools.org 923-6989
Arts for Kids Moraine Park Tiny Tech
923 Minnesota Avenue, NFDL 924-9975 235 N. National Avenue 929-2472
Best Buddies Learning Center ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
183 W. Scott Street 922-4660
Chegwin Elementary (K-6)
Divine Savior Lutheran 109 E. Merrill Avenue
1081 Van Dyne Road www.fonddulac.k12.wi.us 929-2820
Evans Elementary (K-6)
Head Start 140 S. Peters Avenue
19 W. 1st Street www.fonddulac.k12.wi.us 929-2828
Fahey Elementary (Special Ed)
Heritage Pre-School 247 Doty Street
163 18th Street 922-7737 www.fonddulac.k12.wi.us 929-2890
Hope Pre-School Faith Lutheran (K-8)
260 Vincent Street 55 N. Prairie Road
www.lifeathope.org 922-5130 www.faithlutheranfdl.org 923-6313
Jesus’ Little Lambs Fond du Lac Christian School
855 Martin Avenue 720 Rienzi Road
www.gshep.net 921-8500 www.fonddulacchristianschool.com 924-2177
Kid Connection Learning Center Franklin Elementary (K-5)
609 Thomas Street 906-9669 401 S. Military Road 929-2880
Kidz Choice Learning Center Friendship Learning Center
Fond du Lac 924-3593 1115 Thurke Avenue, NFDL 929-3757
Lighthouse Kiddie Kampus Lakeshore Elementary (K-5)
848 4th Street 922-6777 706 Prairie Road
Lollipop Park Learning Center
363 S. Main Street 923-5750 Luther Memorial School (K-8)
134 21st Street 922-7421
Parkside Elementary (K-5) Woodworth Middle School (6-8)
475 W. Arndt Street 929-2840 101 Morningside Drive
Pier Elementary (K-5)
259 Old Pioneer Road 929-2868 HIGH SCHOOLS
Redeemer Lutheran (K-8) Fond du Lac Christian School
606 Forest Avenue 720 Rienzi Road
www.redeemerfdl.org 921-4020 www.fonddulacchristianschool.com 924-2177
Riverside Elementary Fond du Lac High (9-12)
396 Linden Street Campus Drive
www.fonddulac.k12.wi.us 929-2880 www.fondyhigh.org 929-2740
Roberts Elementary (K-5) Horace Mann High (9-12)
270 Candy Lane 225 McKinley Street NFDL 929-3740
St. Mary Springs High (9-12)
Rosenow Elementary (K-5) 255 Cty Rd K
290 Weis Avenue www.smshs.com 921-4870
Winnebago Lutheran Academy (9-12)
St. Joseph’s Elementary 475 E. Merrill Avenue
Catholic (K-5) www.wlavikings.org 921-4930
95 E. 2nd Street 921-9816
St. Paul’s Lutheran (K-8)
1010 Adams Avenue Marian College of Fond du Lac
www.stpaulslutherannfdl.com 924-9699 45 S. National Avenue
St. Peter’s Lutheran (K-8)
35 E. 2nd Street Moraine Park Technical College
www.stpetersfdl.net 922-1160 235 N. National Avenue
Waters Elementary (K-5)
495 Wabash Avenue UW Fond du Lac
www.fonddulac.k12.wi.us 929-2845 400 Campus Drive
Bessie Allen (5-8)
923 Minnesota Avenue NFDL
St. Mary’s Middle School
63 E. Merrill Avenue
Sabish Middle School (6-8)
100 N. Peters Avenue 929-2800
Theisen Middle School (6-8)
525 E. Pioneer Road
Antiques Amelia’s Antiques / 84 S. Main Street 922-2333
Quality antiques from Europe and America, enhanced with unique decorating accessories, gifts,
dishware, collectibles, used books, and fine china. Mon-Fri 10-5pm, Sat 9-2pm.
Pat’s Gallery of Antiques / 861 Grove Street 923-9237
Quality antiques tastefully displayed. Furniture (classical to primitive), toys, glassware, jewelry, unusual
accessories, holiday and sporting items, and more. Mon-Fri 11-5pm, Sat 10-5pm, Sun 12-5pm (Closed
Specialty Act II Gift & Resale Shoppe / 14 N. Main Street 923-3180
Upscale resale and gift shop featuring designer clothing, furniture, collectibles, jewelry, and more. Mon-
Fri 10-4:30pm, Sat 9-1pm.
Gallery and Frame Shop, LLC / 94 S. Main Street 921-1144
Full service custom frame shop and art gallery. Large selection of local and national artists, including
Terry Redlin, Don Kloetzke, Jerry Gadamus, and many more. Giftware, collector plates and Fond du Lac
Lighthouse posters and cards. Open 9:30am daily Mon-Sat.
Team Sports / 179 S. Main Street 922-6780
Sports-related gift shop offering Green Bay Packer and Wisconsin Badger items, sports equipment, and
supplies for baseball, volleyball, soccer, basketball, and wrestling. Fond du Lac souvenir T-shirts and
sweatshirts. Custom-designed sports trophies and plaques. Mon-Fri 9-8pm, Sat 9-4pm.
Woods Floral and Gifts / 36 N. Main Street 922-6780
Woods has a gift perfect for each person you are shopping for, including yourself. Root Candles,
Aromatique, Russ Berrie, Roman, and Copper Craft. Our award-winning designs in fresh flowers are
always on display. The staff will be more than happy to design something to your tastes. Mon-Fri 8-
5:30pm, Sat 8-4pm. Extended holiday shopping in December only, Sun 10-3pm.
Mall Forest Mall / 835 W. Johnson Street, Hwys 23 & 41 922-5730
An enclosed regional shopping center featuring more than 60 specialty shops and department stores.
Mon-Fri 10-9pm, Sat 10-8pm, Sun 11-6pm.
Specialty Casa Anna Cheese Store / 204 W. Division Street 921-7372
Over 100 different Wisconsin cheeses featuring award-winning cheeses made by Park Cheese. Gift
boxes, shopping year round. Wisconsin gifts. Mon 9-4:30pm, Tues-Friday 10-5pm, Sat 9-12pm. Closed
Country Crafts Barn / W7402 Shady Lane 893-8095
Shop in a 100 year-old barn full of handcrafted items for your home. Enjoy a delicious lunch from our
country kitchen. Open May through 1st Sun in November Tues-Sun 10-5pm. 23 miles SE of Fond du Lac.
Hwy 23-E to Hwy A to Hwy 67-E to address.
Crafts, Floral, and Gifts / W7604 Forest Avenue Road 921-6456
Country shop with 1,500 sq. ft. of crafts and gifts. Soy candles, wildlife area, apple and vineyard items,
dried and silk floral arrangements, framed art, snowmen, angels, lighthouses, and more. Tues-Thurs 9-
5pm, Fri & Sat 9-4pm, Sun 10-4pm. 3 miles west of Fond du Lac. Hwy 23 to Townline Road to address.
Hounsell’s East Side Country Market / W13196 Hwy 23, Ripon 748-2360
See one of the largest selections of farm and construction toys and farm toy collectibles in the state. Also
a complete garden center. 18 miles west of Fond du Lac on Hwy 23, Ripon. Hours May 1 – Dec 24 Mon-
Fri 8-8pm, Sat-Sun 8-6pm. Hours Dec 25 – April 30 Mon-Fri 8-6pm, Sat 8-5, Sun 9-5.
Hounsell’s Greenhouse / N7708 Lakeshore Drive (Hwy 45) 922-1257
Christmas trees, wreaths, poinsettias, Ester lilies, spring bedding plants, hanging baskets, fall garden
mums, pumpkins, special holiday items, and bird food and feeders. Complete garden center. Hours May 1
– Dec 24 Mon-Fri 8-8pm, Sat-Sun 8-6pm. Hours Dec 25 – April 30 Mon-Fri 8-6pm, Sat – Sun 8-5pm.
2.25 miles north of Fond du Lac on west shore of Lake Winnebago.
Kristmas Kringle Shoppe Ltd. / 1330 S. Main Street 922-3900
Two-story Bavarian style building. Features a European street of shops, animated figures and 70 themed
Christmas trees. Many collectible lines, Italian ornaments and unique gifts. Fond du Lac souvenir
lighthouses, ornaments, and postcards. Mon-Thur 9-6pm, Fri 9-8pm, Sat 9-6pm, Sun 10-5pm. Extended
holiday hours November through December. www.kristmaskringle.com
Lightsmith Shop / 262 Doty Street 922-3492.
This charming artist gallery offers numerous handmade gifts, stained, fused, and blown glass, Eruopean
style glass jewelry and crystal prisms. Dale’s unique flower-fold candle holders, Lakeside Park gazebo
and lighthouse gifts. Personalization for weddings, anniversaries, and birthdays. Mon-Fri 9-5:30pm, Sat
9-3pm. Saturdays in summer by appointment.
Living Light Studio / 314 4th Street 921-1962
Stained glass and silversmithing are evident at this lovely artist-owned and operated gift gallery. You’ll
find the Fond du Lac lighhouse in stained glass. Hand-blown art glass, kaleidoscopes, crystal prisms,
unique boxes, angels and wood carvings. Specializing in sterling silver jewelry, stained glass windows
and lamps. Mon-Fri 10-5:30pm Sat 10-4pm.
Parkview General Store / Hwy GGG at Mauthe Lake 262-626-8287
Kettle Moraine area campground supply store offering homemade fudge, gourmet popcorn products,
groceries, ice, firewood, bait, sportsware, sporting goods, and Kettle Moraine Forest souvenirs. DNR
licenses & permits, state park stickers, boat, canoe, bicycle, cross-country ski, and snowshoe rentals.
7am-9pm. Winter 7am-5pm. Closed Mondays. www.parkview-store.com
The Woolgatherers Ltd, LLC / 35 N. Main Street 907-0510
Fiber arts shop and weaving studio. Large selection of looms, spinning wheels and spindles, yarn, fibers,
books, and classes. Imported table linens & linen fabrics. Textile gift items. Tues-Sat 10-5pm & by
Visitor Center Gift Shop / 171 S. Pioneer Road 923-3010
Fond du Lac souvenirs from lighthouse mugs, ornaments, shot glasses, and cookie cutters to sweatshirts,
T-shirts, lighthouse art and more. History books and Talking Country Road CD Tours. Fond du Lac
Tourist Center. Mon-Fri 8-5pm, Sat 9-3pm, Sun 11-3pm. Just 1 mile south of Hwys 41/23 intersection.
Widmer’s Cheese Cellars / 214 W. Henni Street, Theresa 488-2503
Produces some of the finest Brick, Cheddar, and Colby cheeses in the world. Handcrafted in small
batches to ensure quality. UPS and gift boxes available. Mon-Sat 7-5pm (Sun 10-4pm in June-October).
Tours with reservations. www.widmerscheese.com.
Apostolic Christian Church Spirit of Life Church of God
W5324 E. Pioneer Road 923-3728 402 E. 9th Street 923-9222
Cornerstone Worship Center Christian Science
240 N. National Avenue 923-4442 First Church of Christ Scientist
593 E. Johnson Street 921-8525
Assemblies of God
Assembly of God Church of Christ
825 Fond du Lac Avenue 922-3990 Church of Christ – Fond du Lac
747 E. Scott Street 922-0300
401 S. National Avenue 921-3477 Episcopal
Diocese of Fond du Lac
Baptist 39 N. Sophia Street 921-8866
First Baptist Church
721 E. Scott Street 922-1945 St. Paul’s Cathedral
51 W. Division Street 921-3363
645 Forest Avenue 922-2360 Greek Orthodox
Community (General) 198 N. Macy Street 921-4364
N6717 Streblow Drive 922-1477
Trinity Baptist Calvary Bible
400 E. Johnson Street 922-9044 70 E. Pioneer Road 921-0530
Holy Family Catholic Congregation Grace Christian
678 Western Avenue 921-0580 1596 4th Street Road 923-5292
Presentation Parish Jehovah’s Witness
705 Michigan Avenue 921-9383 Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall
570 Marshall Avenue 921-6472
St. Mary’s Church
93 Marquette Street 921-1311 Lutheran
Sacred Heart 901 Cty Tk V 922-3353
232 S. Peters Avenue 921-8831
Church of Our Savior
363 S. Main Street 922-0020
(Lutheran) United Methodist
Divine Savior (MS) Community United Methodist
1081 Prospect Avenue 923-1532 701 Minnesota Avenue 921-5567
Faith WI Synod Covenant United Methodist
55 N. Prairie Road 922-3530 20 N. Marr 921-4949
Good Shepherd Salem United Methodist Church
855 Martin Avenue 921-8500 120 Sheboygan Street 921-8605
Hope (MS) United Pentecostal
260 Vincent Street 922-5130 Cornerstone Worship Center
240 N. National Avenue 923-4442
40 E. Division Street 921-4545
134 21st Street 922-7421
606 Forest Avenue 921-4020
St. Paul’s (WI)
607 Illinois Avenue 922-1080
St. Peter’s (WI)
35 E. 2nd St. 921-8075
Bread of Life Worship Center
158 Ruggles 273-0090
First Presbyterian Church
1225 4th Street 922-0425
Grace Reformed Church
163 18th Street 922-7211
237 N. Macy 923-8220
Open Circle Unitarian Universalist
104 S. Main Street 924-8598
United Church of Christ
Bethel United Church of Christ
N4540 Cty Tk K 923-1881
Church of Peace UCC
158 S. Military Road 921-8215
Pilgrim United Church of Christ
535 Stow 921-0415
Rolling Meadows White Course South Hills Golf and Country Club
9 holes, par 36, 3,481 yards 18 holes, par 71, 6,340 yards
560 W. Rolling Meadows Drive, Fond du Lac 1175 Fond du Lac Avenue, Fond du Lac
Rolling Meadows Red Course Miniature
9 holes, par 36, 3,485 yards Fondy Sports Park
560 W. Rolling Meadows Drive, Fond du Lac N5820 US Highway 151, Fond du Lac
Rolling Meadows Blue Course
9 holes, par 36, 2,494 yards
560 W. Rolling Meadows Drive, Fond du Lac
Whispering Springs Golf Course
18 holes, par 72, 6,960 yards
380 Whispering Springs Drive, Fond du Lac
Oak Green Par 3 Golf Course
9 holes, par 27, 1,007 yards
N7405 N. Pioneer Road, Fond du Lac
Oak Green Executive Golf Course
9 holes, par 29, 1,505 yards
N7405 N. Pioneer Road, Fond du Lac
Thornbrook Golf Course
9 holes, par 54, 1,015 yards
N8821 Bluegill Drive, Fond du Lac
Adelaide Park: Three tennis courts, a youth ball Lallier Park: Playground and arbor shelter. Located at
Diamond, and an eighteen station fitness trail. Located on National Ave. and Fourth St.
the northwest corner of Hickory and Arndt Streets.
McDermott Park: Four lighted tennis courts, two softball
Buttermilk Creek Park: Sledding hill, tennis, volleyball & diamonds, an outdoor ice-skating rink and a volleyball court.
basketball courts, an eighteen station fitness train and an Located at Johnson St. and Coffman Ave.
outdoor performance center. Located on Park Ave. at 20th
St. McKinley Park: Utility game court, playground, and a youth
baseball diamond. Located on Amory St. between Arndt and
Danbury Park: Volleyball and tennis courts, and a youth
baseball diamond. Located at Kingswood & Danbury Avenues.
Playmore Park: Softball diamond, a playground, volleyball
court, and on outdoor ice-skating rink. Located at Division and
Fond du Lac Fairgrounds and Waterpark: Pool,
playground, sheltered picnic areas, camping hookups, horseshoe
pits and Blue Line Hockey Arena. Located between Fond du Lac
Ave. and Martin Ave. Franklin Russell Park: Large open area with three softball
diamonds. Located at Second St. and Ashland Ave.
Franklin Park: Playground, utility game court, and outdoor
ice-skating rink. Located at Military Rd. and Grove Street. Catherine Whittier Lewis Park: Large play area, youth
softball diamond, and an outdoor ice-skating rink. Located at 240
E. Second St.
Hamilton Park: Community Center and playground.
Located at East Hamilton Place.
Taylor Park: Olympic-sized outdoor pool, wading pool, four
lighted tennis courts, pavilion and playground. Located at
Hucks Bellevue Park: Youth baseball diamond, basketball
Hickory and Emma Streets.
and volleyball game court, and a playground. Located at
Southgate Dr. and Hobbs Lane.
North Fond du Lac
Jefferson Park: Two playground areas. Located at Ninth and
Sherman St. Lemieux Park: Basketball and volleyball courts, picnic
shelter, and playground. Located on the corner of North and
Lakeside Park: Lighthouse, Lakeside Park Zoo, boating Chapman Streets.
harbor & marina, fishing pier, canoe, paddle boat rentals,
lagoons, sports fields and picnic facilities. The east entrance for Municipal Swimming Pool: Regular sized pool and
Lakeside Park is at North Main St. The west entrance for children’s wading pool. Located at 125 McKinley Street.
Lakeside Park is at the intersection of Hwy 45 North and Howard
Litscher Dr. Village Park: Tennis Courts, volleyball court, basketball
facilities, lighted softball diamond, and a pavilion. Located along
Lakeside Park West: Boat landings, picnic area. Located at Winnebago Street.
Galloway House and Village Painted Lady Mansion
336 Old Pioneer Road / 922-1166 199 E. Division Street / 923-3010
Built in 1847, this 30-room Victorian mansion is Restored Queen Anne-style home opens its doors to
accented with decorative woodwork. A turn-of-the- visitors for tours. Call for times.
century village with 23 buildings depicting lifestyles
of the 1880’s surrounds the mansion. The Galloway Miracle Mile
House also features the Blakely Museum. The South Main Street
museum contains hundreds of historical items South Main Street was dubbed the Miracle Mile by the
including pioneer and Native American artifacts, a gun Chicago Tribune when 2 major lottery wins were
display, and the Susan Colman Collection which awarded in 1990. 1993 brought the largest win in
includes furniture, dolls, and jewelry. Open from history to Fond du Lac with $111 million. In 1994, the
Memorial Day through Labor Day. Miracle Mile produced another $13.5 million!
Octagon House Lakeside Park and Lighthouse
276 Linden Street / 923-5656, 922-1608 On Lake Winnebago
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this Lakside Park offers four hundred acres and is one of
unique, 12-room structure was originally built to be Wisconsin’s most beautiful parks. Summertime brings
used as an Indian fort in 1856. The home later became brilliant flower displays, picnics, and children of all
a stop in the Underground Railroad. It holds 9 ages to the playground. From April 15 through
passageways including a secret room and an October 15, the Lighthouse is open daily from 8am
underground tunnel. Restored in Victorian antiquity. A until dusk. This eight-sided, Cape Cod-style
woodshed and a carriage house also are located on the lighthouse, built in the 1930’s, guides boats in the
grounds. Tours available. summer and snowmobiles in the winter. Visitors may
climb to the observation deck. From Memorial Day
St. Paul’s Cathedral through Labor Day, the petting zoo is open. There is
51 W. Division Street / 921-3363 also a miniature train, roto whip, old-fashioned
One of the finest woodcarving collections in the carousel, bumper boats, aqua bikes and canoe rental
United States from Germany is found here. An available. Eighteen ramps provide free boat launching.
enormous organ along with brass and marble Early in December, the Park comes aglow with
sculptures and paintings highlight this 1880’s Gothic- thousands of lights and Christmas decorations that
style cathedral. Call for a private tour. include Rudolph atop the lighthouse, candles, carolers,
Taste of Fond du Lac Fond du Lac County Fair
This spectacular food fest presented by Hometown Bank July is fair month in Fond du Lac. Featuring the midway,
boasts over 20 restaurants serving up tantalizing temptations rides, games and grandstand entertainment, livestock,
and two stages of entertainment all set to a new theme each exhibits, and contests, the county fair is a source of
year. You can look forward to the Taste of Fond du Lac the entertainment for people of all ages.
last Monday in March at the Fond du Lac Country Expo
April In October at the Horicon Marsh, you are invited to see the
Fond du Lac Jazz Festival beauty of the annual migration by over 200,000 Canadian
A two day event, this festival takes place in April at Marian geese. See the wonderful visitor center and view the diverse
College. Past performers were the All New Artie Shaw wildlife in the marsh.
Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie, and Freddie Hubbard. This is an
up-beat atmosphere with many food specialties, beverages,
Christmas in Fond du Lac
Celebrate the holidays in Fond du Lac with limousine tours
June of Lakeside Park and Christmas lights; visit “Miracle on 6th
Walleye Weekend Featuring Mercury Marine’s St.”, a Fond du Lac home filled with quality crafts; tour the
National Walleye Tournament historic Galloway House and Village on their Christmas
Fond du Lac’s signature celebration kicks off annually the weekends. The Kristmas Kringle Shoppe Ltd.; St. Paul’s
second weekend in June. This two and one half day festival Cathedral hosts the Oratorio Concert and Fond du Lac’s
attracts over 80,000 visitors and boasts main stage “Painted Lady” Masion opens its doors for visitors. Call the
entertainment, four side stages, familyland, entertainment, Fond du Lac Convention & Visitors Bureau for
and a variety of sports such as: fishing, 3-on-3 basketball, accommodations.
volleyball, softball, a walleye run/walk, and more. There’s
an activity for every member of the family. The world’s
largest fish fry, karoke, roaming entertainment and the
$100,000 Hole-in-One Shoot Out are even more attractions
at Walleye Weekend. It is located in scenic Lakeside Park
and is free.
Antique Auto Show For the most up-to-date events information, please visit
This annual event is held the last Sunday in June and is http://www.fdl.com
sponsored by the Fond du Lac Optimists. It features over or call 923-3010 or toll free at 800- 937-9123.
500 antique and classic autos.
Appleton / 20 miles Madison / 82 miles
The largest of the Fox Cities. Famous for the “Historic Old The capital city of Wisconsin which is built on a narrow
Third Ward”. Today more than 60 homes in the Old Third stretch of land between lakes Mendota and Monona. Tour
Ward represent a bouquet of 19th and 20th century the State Capitol building, survey exhibits about the history
architecture. A walking tour invites visitors to learn about of Wisconsin at the State Historical Museum, stroll through
this classic neighborhood’s homes, its former residents and the shops and galleries along State Street, see live music,
the legacies they have left behind. Also see downtown theatre, and entertainment at the Madison Civic Center, or
Appleton’s College Avenue, which hosts an abundance of one of the changing exhibits at the Madison Art Center.
ethnic eateries and eclectic shops, while bars and pubs Visit the Elvehjem Museum which includes decorative arts
provide a lively source of nightlife. dating back to 2300 BC or the Geology Museum featuring
the skeleton of an American mastodon from the Ice Age.
Door County / 93 miles
A peninsula that juts off the Wisconsin mainland like the Manitowoc / 59 miles
thumb on a mitten and has more than 250 miles of scenic Located on the west shore of Lake Michigan. Visit the
coastline. Door County has a heritage rich in fishing and largest maritime museum on the Great Lakes, the
shipbuilding and is famous for its cherry and apple orchards Manitowoc Maritime Museum. View many fascinating
and summer fish boils. Hike or camp in one of the many shopping exhibits including climbing aboard the USS
beautiful state parks, enjoy a performance by the Peninsula Cobia, a WWII submarine that sank thirteen enemy vessels
Players, the oldest professional resident summer theatre in the Pacific. Also see bread, rolls, and muffins being
company in the country, or take the ferry across the Porte baked at Natural Ovens of Manitowoc, or 70 years of
des Morts to Washington Island. Charming resorts and automotive history at Zunker’s Antique Car Museum.
shops have people returning year after year.
Milwaukee / 80 miles
Oshkosh / 19 miles The largest city in Wisconsin. It is a City of Festivals
Famous for the EAA Air Venture Museum. Visitors can beginning with Winterfest in January and continuing on to
discover the evolution of aviation from the Wrights the Holiday Folk Fair in November. Many annual weekend
Brothers’ era to today’s modern aircraft. The Oshkosh long ethnic festivals are held at Maier Festival Park on
Public Museum is housed in a 1907 English-style mansion Lake Michigan as well as the biggest and best known
and features the Apostles Clock. The Grand Opera House summer musical festival in the country, Summerfest. Check
built in 1883 and restored in 1986 features national and out the Bradley Center, home of the Milwaukee Bucks, the
international touring artists and theater events annually. Milwaukee Admirals, and the Milwaukee Wave, or Miller
Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers. Include visits to the
Green Bay / 55 miles Milwaukee Zoo and don’t forget the free tour of the Miller
The oldest community in Wisconsin where in the 1600’s Brewing Company – Milwaukee’s largest Brewery.
Jean Nicolet first came in contact with local Native
Americans. Known as the Home of the Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin Dells / 82 miles
experience local football history at the Packer Hall of Fame Located along the Wisconsin River, the Dells are part of a
or take a tour of Lambeau Field. See more than 50 trains seven mile span of the river where cliffs sculpted from
and railroad cars at the national Railroad Museum, glaciers rise 100 feet above the water and can be toured by
participate in demonstrations given by guides in authentic boat or “duck”. Family fun can be found at several area
costume at Heritage Hill State Park, survey the history of attractions including Family Land, Noah’s Ark, and
northeast Wisconsin at the Neville Public Museum, or Riverview Park. Visit the Stand Rock Indian Ceremonial to
enjoy inexpensive rides at Bay Beach Amusement Park. Watch Native Americans perform native dances.
THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN FOND DU LAC
Adventures Columbia Park Tower / Hwy 151
Climb 80 feet to the top. Breathtaking views of Lake Winnebago. See the Holy land and Niagara
Escarpment to the east. 10 miles north of Fond du Lac.
Fond du Lac Skyport Airplane Rides / N6308 Rolling Meadows Drive 922-6000
See Lake Winnebago and Fond du Lac from the air on a scenic 30-minute plane ride. $55.00. Maximum
three people. Call to schedule appointment. Open daily 8am-dusk.
Lake Winnebago Road Trip / Visitors Center 171 S. Pioneer Road 800-937-9123
Drive around Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin’s largest lake, and discover 88 miles of contrasting shoreline
and unique community adventures. At 28 miles long and 11 miles wide, Winnebago is the 2nd largest
inland lake in the 48 states. Tour route points out the beauty, history, and attractions of various
communities along the way. Tour includes Fond du Lac, Calumet, and Winnebago Counties. Brochures
available at Fond du Lac Area Visitors Center.
Lakeside Spirit Cruises / Visitors Center 171 S. Pioneer Road 800-937-9123
Cruise Lake Winnebago in style aboard Fond du Lac’s newest attraction. This 49-passenger, 63 foot long
vessel, powered by twin diesel engines is Lake Winnebago’s only excursion craft. Enjoy pleasant
conversation, mouth-watering food and refreshing beverages while taking a leisurely cruise. Cruises sail
rain or shine. Cancellations must be made 72 hours in advance. For reservations call 800-937-9123.
Mascoutin Valley State Park Trail / Fond to Lac to Berlin 929-3135
This 31-mile recreation trail will extend from Fond du Lac to Berlin. Completed portions run from Fond
du Lac to Rosendale and from Ripon to Berlin. Open for bicyclists, walkers, runners, and equestrian use.
Winter months the trail is part of the countywide snowmobile trail system. Trail passes through the
Eldorado Marsh and the Rush Lake Wildlife area. Trail is near Hwy 23 from Fond du Lac to Ripon and
Hwy 49 from Ripon to Berlin.
Northwestern Trail / 18 miles west of Fond du Lac on Hwy 23 929-3135
This 2.8 mile recreation trail begins at the Ripon Public Library and extends west to the county line
through a mix of city neighborhoods and rural countryside. Open year round for walking, running, and
Siberian Outpost / N9103 Cty Hwy W, Malone 960-4252.
Tailor-made dog sled rides. Demonstrations and tours for all ages. Visit with the gods while you learn
about sledding and the history of an antique sled. 10 miles east of Fond du Lac. Reservations required.
Talking Country Roads / Visitors Center 171 S. Pioneer Road 800-937-9123
Unique rural driving tour of Fond du Lac County. Set of four CD’s guide motorists to see and learn
about the rich history and points of interest. Map/brochure and driving directions included. $10. Fond du
Lac Area Visitors Center. www.fdl.com/talking_roads
Wild Goose State Biking and Hiking Trail / Rolling Meadows Drive 929-3135
A haven for bird watchers, the trail borders the famous Horicon Marsh with more than 260 bird species.
Used spring, summer, and fall by bicyclists and hikers (68 miles round trip). Snowmobilers connect with
300 miles of trails.
Yellowstone Trail Driving Adventure / Visitors Center 171 S. Pioneer Rd 800-927-9123
From 1912 to 1930 the Yellowstone Trail went through Fond du Lac (now Hwy 175) and was a rugged,
popular trek across America for early car owners. The lure for many was Yellowstone National Park.
Created prior to the use of road signs, it was marked with rocks and various structures painted yellow to
signify directions. Now resurrected, the trail is a driving adventure in Wisconsin and across the country.
Test it out. Brochures available free. Fond du Lac Visitors Center. www.yellowstonetrailwi.com
/ Animals Glacier Ridge Animal Farm / N9458 Ridge Road, Van Dyne 688-3488
Spend a day where the buffalo roam. Visit Chloe the camel, feed the goats and deer, see water buffalo,
feed the ducks and the swans and see over 30 different species of animals. Say “hi” to Speedy the
African tortoise. Stroll around the farm, enjoy refreshments and shop at The Trading Post. Visit the farm
store for gifts, bison meat, and may other items. During our Fall Festival, pick your own pumpkin, enjoy
a caramel apple and go for a hayride. Open weekends May-October. Adults $5, children and young
adults accompanied by an adult $4, 2 and under are free. Schools, groups, and tours welcome by
reservation during the week. Halfway between Oshkosh and Fond du Lac.
Larson’s Famous Clydesdales / W12654 Reeds Corner Road 748-5466
See Famous Reggie, who won the Anheuser Busch Best American Bred Gelding at the National
Clydesdale Show. Get a chance to pet the baby Clydesdale, which is very rare. Visit the ranch where the
gentle giants live. See an entertaining demonstration of a cart class in costume and full harness, antique
hitch wagons and show preparation. Museum and gift shop. Open mid May-mid Oct Mon-Sat. 1pm tour
and grandstand show. Adults $10, children $5. Reservations preferred. Located 17 miles west of Fond du
Lac. Hwy 23 West to KK (follow signs.)
Little Farmer Orchard / N9438 Hwy 151 921-4784
Fresh apples, cider, caramel apples, muffins, and pies. Goat feeding corral, hayrides, corn maze, play
area, apple/pumpkin picking. Gifts in the Craft Barn or the Apple House. Fall weekend special events.
Aug-Oct Mon-Fri 8-6pm, Sat and Sun 10-6pm. November closed Mondays and at 5pm daily. 10 miles
North of Fond du Lac. www.thelittlefarmer.com
Villa Loretto Tours / N8114 Calvary Street, Mt. Calvary 753-3211
Pet a llama or see the fainting goats at this unusual ranch run by nuns as part of the retirement complex
they operate. More than 100 animals to pet and photograph. Peacocks to Clydesdales and llamas to
emus. Beautiful gardens and fish ponds. Gift shops in the granary and the home. Public lunchroom,
snack bar, and “Nun Better Bakery” stocked with homemade cookies and pizza. Customized pre-
arranged group tours may include nun-driven hayrides, spinning and weaving demonstrations, games,
lunch, and more. Public events scheduled. Group guided tours April-September. Adults $5, children $3.
Unguided tours year round are free. 13 miles northeast of Fond du Lac. Hwy 151 north to Hwy WH to
Hwy W to Hwy WW to address. www.villalorettonh.org
Culture Buttermilk Performance Center Outdoor Concerts / Buttermilk Creek Park
Enjoy Monday and Wednesday night free concerts at one of Fond du Lac’s nicest parks. Music Under
the Stars features local bands every Monday night at 7pm. Buttermilk Festival Concerts feature the Fond
du Lac Symphonic Band and guest performers each Wednesday at 7:15pm. June-August. Buttermilk
Creek Park. S. Park Avenue. Free.
Performing Arts Center / Fond du Lac High 801 Campus Drive 929-2740 x. 3131
State-of-the-art 1032-seat theater offers community plays, concerts, and national traveling shows. Hosts
Fond du Lac Community Theater www.fdlct.com, Fond du Lac Concert Association
www.fdlconcert.com, and Fond du Lac Symphonic Band www.fdlsymphonicband.org.
Prairie Theater Performing Arts Center / UW-Fond du Lac 400 University Drive 906-6350
Local theater productions, concerts, and national touring groups perform at this state-of-the-art 340-seat
Windover Center for the Arts / 51 Sheboygan Street 921-5410
Experience all areas of the arts at Windover! Visit the Art Gallery free of charge Mon-Sat or participate
in a wide range of programs for children and adults, including Jazz, Acoustic, and Classical Music,
Poetry Collective, classes, workshops, Children’s Chorale and other special events. Gallery hours Mon-
Fri 9-5pm, Thurs 9-8pm, Sat 10-2pm. Gallery admission is free. www.windhovercenter.com
Museums Adams House Genealogy Family Heritage Center / 336 Pioneer Road 922-0991
Trace your family roots at this resource center filled with historical information on Fond du Lac County
and its residents, past and present. Located next to the grounds of Historic Galloway House and Village.
Hours vary. Cal for days / times. www.fdl.com/history
Blakely Museum / 336 Old Pioneer Road 922-1166
Experience history and culture in the area. Collections and artifacts date from pre-historic to early Native
American through modern times. Museum included in Galloway House and Village Tour. Memorial
Weekend through Labor Day. Weekends in September 10-4pm. Adults $10, students 13-17 years $9,
children 5-12 $6, age 4 and under free. Seniors 62 and over $9. www.fdl.com/history
CCC Barracks Museum / 336 Old Pioneer Road 922-1166
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps workers in the 1930’s. CCC was President Roosevelt’s
most successful “New Deal” program, designed to put young men to work during the Great Depression.
Museum, flanked by a bronze life-size CCC worker statue, included in Galloway House and Village
tour. Memorial Weekend through Labor Day. Weekends in September 10-4pm. Adults $10, students 13-
17 years $9, children 5-12 $6, age 4 and under free. Seniors 62 and over $9. www.fdl.com/history
Fond du Lac’s Talking Houses and Historic Places / Visitors Center 171 S. Pioneer Road 800-937-
Sample Fond du Lac’s unusual architectural charm. Tune in your radio to hear some of our most famous
buildings talk to you. Map/brochure available. Free.
Henry S. Reuss Ice Age Visitor Center / N1765 Highway G Campbellsport 533-8322
Learn how the glaciers of the last Ice Age shaped the landscape of the Kettle Moraine area. The history
of glacial activity is depicted in film, exhibits, panoramas, and staff-led programs. Open year round
Mon-Fri 8:30-4pm, Sat-Sun 9:30-5pm. 20 miles southeast of Fond du Lac, off Hwy 67 northeast of Hwy
Historic Galloway House and Village / 336 Old Pioneer Road 922-1166
This 30-room mansion was the “farmhouse” of the Galloway family for three generations. Purchased
from Salim Newton as a simple but decorative house, the Galloway’s built ornate additions to turn the
house into a showplace of gracious living and entertaining. The hand-carved woodwork, etched glass,
and hand-stenciled ceilings are a few of the marvels of the lifestyle of a bygone era. Each building of the
village is its own step-back-in-time from a country church and one-room schoolhouse to a grist mill and
more. Blakely Museum and CCC Barracks Museum also on site. Memorial Weekend through Labor
Day. Weekends in September 10-4pm. Adults $10, students 13-17 years $9, children 5-12 $6, age 4 and
under free. Seniors 62 and over $9. www.fdl.com/history
Historic Octagon House and Costume Closet / 276 Linden Street 922-1608.
This National Registered Historic Home is first and foremost a private residence. Built in 1856 by Issac
Brown, with the architectural design of Orson Fowler, it holds both mystery and fascination. Constructed
on an established 1814 settlement and trading post, this 12-room grout home became the wedding gift to
Edwin Brown (son of Issac) and his bride, Ruth Pier, as residence until his death in the battle of
Antietam in 1862. The Octagon House features 9 secret passageways including an underground tunnel
used for a safe house in the “underground railroad”. Today this house is at the head of Fond du Lac’s
Historic District, preserving history for generations to come. Call to schedule a showing. Admission is
Jim Galdauf Collector Cars / 220 Morris Court 923-2211
Browse through a showroom of fully restored antique cars. Home of a 1949 Oldsmobile 88 Convertible
– one of only 5 known. Car collectibles, memorabilia, and more. Collector cars bought and traded.
Collector car appraisals. Tours by appointment. Free admission. Call for hours.
Silver Wheel Manor Doll Museum / N6221 Hwy K 922-1608
See more than 3,000 dolls spanning six generations. Other collections include carriages, vintage china,
Victorian hats, jewelry, quilts, horse saddles and trophies, and furnishings galore. New model railroad
exhibit and village. Browse through more than 20,000 garments in our Costume Shop and Bridal Salon.
Pet the horses in our stable. Reservations appreciated but not necessary. April-Sept on Mon, Wed,
Friday, and Sat 9-noon. Adults $10, children $5. ½ mile east of Fond du Lac. www.toomanydolls.com
St. Paul’s Cathedral / 51 W. Division Street 921-3363
View an outstanding collection of German and American woodcarvings in an English Gothic setting.
19th century stained/painted glass windows, marble statuary, endolithic marble frontal, oil paintings and
frieze. Tours by appointment. $2.
Wade House / W7824 Center Road Greenbush 526-3271
Authentically costumed guides lead tours of the 27-room Stagecoach Inn, forge iron in the Dockstader
Blacksmith Shop and demonstrate the sawyer’s craft at the Herrling Sawmill – the nation’s only working
reproduction of a muley-type up-and-down sawmill. Visitors enjoy a relaxing horse-drawn carriage ride
to the Wesley Jung Carriage Museum, featuring the state’s largest collection of horse-drawn wagons and
carriages. Open May 14 – October 14, 10-5pm. Adults $10, Seniors 65 and over $9, children 5-12 $5, 4
and under free. Family rate (2 adults and dependant children under 18) $27. Hwy 23 east 18 miles to
Hwy T, Greenbush. www.wisconsinhistory.org/wadehouse
Nature Eldorado Marsh / Off Hwy 23
5,500 acres of primitive land, a habitat for many varieties of birds and game. Open to hikers and
mountain bikers. Provides a 30-mile snowmobile trail and a challenging cross-country ski trail. 4 miles
west of Fond du Lac off Hwy 23 W.
With more than 260 varieties of birds including geese, herons, and egrets, the 32,000 acres Horicon
Marsh is a bird-watcher’s delight.
Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area / 387-7877
Located in the southern part of Horicon Marsh. Wildlife observation, trails, naturalist programs, and
other outdoor recreation opportunities. Weekend nature programs Sept-Oct at State DNR Offices,
Mayville. Guided Pontoon Boat Tours depart from Blue Heron Landing 485-4663. Horicon. Approx 30
miles south of Fond du Lac on Hwy 33.
Horicon National Wildlife Refuge / 387-2658
Located in the northern part of the Marsh. Trails are open year-round for hiking, snowshoeing, and
wildlife observation. The Auto Tour Route and Dike Road, conditions permitting, are open from dawn to
dusk year round. Old Marsh Road open for hiking and biking Sat and Sun during June, July, and August.
Fishing available at selected sites. Tours, special events, and educational programs. Visitor Center open
year round. Mon-Fri 7:30-4pm and weekends during fall. 23 miles south of Fond du Lac. Hwy 151 to
Hwy 49 to Hwy Z. www.fws.gov/midwest/horicon
Kettle Moraine State Forest – Northern Unit / 533-8322
30,000 acres of lush, dense forest, prairies, and sparkling lakes formed by glaciers over 10,000 years ago.
Recreation for horseback riders, campers, swimmers, hikers, bikers, cross-country skiers, and
snowmobilers. Hunting and fishing available. Park sticker required. 18 miles southeast of Fond du Lac.
Lakeside Park / Located at end of N. Main Street and N. Park Avenue 322-3460
Bring the family for fun in Fond du Lac’s 400-acre Lakeside Park, on Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin’s
largest inland lake. Walk-up lighthouse, picnic areas, shelters, playground, deer park, ball diamonds,
marina, and boat launch ramps. Train ride, old-fashioned carousel, bumper boats, aqua bikes, and
canoes. Petting Zoo open Memorial Weekend – Labor Day. Mon-Thurs 10-4pm, Fri-Sat 10-6pm, Sun
10-5pm. Park glows with thousands of holiday lights and animated displays including holiday lights and
animated displays including holiday music each December.
Ledge View Nature Center / W2348 Short Road, Chilton 849-7094
Three caves open to the public on weekends May-November. Cave tours led by center naturalists. Maple
syruping March-April. Park features two miles of trails, 60-foot observation tower, live animals, and
exhibits. Snowshoes for rent. Cross-country ski trails. Open year round. Mon-Fri 8-4:30pm, Sat and Sun
10-4:30pm. 23 miles north of Fond du Lac. Hwy 151 to G to address. Call for cave tour times and dates.
Lighthouse and Observation Deck / Located at end of N. Main Street and N. Park Avenue
Climb this 40-ft tall working lighthouse for a spectacular view of Lake Winnebago and Lakeside Park.
The city’s signature attraction and most photographed structure in town. Built in 1933 during the Great
Depression, wooden Cape Cod style painted white with flagstone base, free telescope views. Decorated
and spotlighted for the holidays every December. Self-guided tours May 1 – October 15, weather
permitting. 8am to dusk. Free.
Marsh Haven Nature Center / Hwy 49 386-2182
Located at the Northern edge of the Horicon Marsh area. Provides a wildlife art gallery, gift shop, and
educational marsh display. Self-guided nature trails and an observation tower. Open May to Mid
November. Mon-Fri 12-4pm, Sat and Sun 9-5pm. Adults $1, children under 14 50 cents. 16 miles S of
Fond du Lac on Hwy 49.