Menomonie, Wisconsin is a small city with a population of less then l5,000 people living in it but since Menomonie, Wisconsin has the Stout University there its seems to be a bigger city then it is. Menomonie, Wisconsin is about an hour east of Minneapolis-St, Paul, Minnesota. Menomonie, Wisconsin was a lumber town in the early years. Lumbering was later replaced by dairy farms. In the l800’s lumber barons built their mansions in Menomonie, Wisconsin. The Wilson Place Mansion and the Knapp house are two mansions built by lumber barons that still exists in Menomonie, Wisconsin today.
Caddie Woodlawn is a famous children’s author. Caddie Woodlawn grew up in the Menomonie area and her childhood home is just 8 miles south of Menomonie, Wisconsin on highway 25. Caddie Woodlawn’s childhood home is now a wayside that features her original home and some log structures. It is a beautiful drive to Caddie Woodlawn’s home from Menomonie, Wisconsin. There are picnic facilities at the Caddie Woodlawn wayside.
The Wilson Place Mansion is a museum in Menomonie, Wisconsin that you can visit. The Wilson Place Mansion is a Victorian mansion that was one of the first homes to have electricity. In the l800’s the city of Menomonie, Wisconsin had underground pathways that you could walk through and the Wilson Place mansion had it’s own underground path. The Wilson Place Mansion has beautiful Christmas decorations at Christmas time. To find out more about the Wilson Place mansion you can phone 715-235-2283.
The Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater is in Menomonie, Wisconsin. The Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater is a working theater that presents many performances throughout the year. The Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater is very ornate and much of it is still the original art work. You can go on a tour of the Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater in Menomonie, Wisconsin. If you would like more information on the Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater in Menomonie, Wisconsin you can phone 715-235-0001.
Menomonie, Wisconsin has the Russell J. Rassback Heritage Museum. The Russell J. Rassback Heritage Museum has exhibits of a bicycle shop, gas station and livery stable. The Russell J. Rassback Heritage Museum also has information on transportation and the life of Senator James Stout. If you would like more information on the Russell J. Rassback Heritage Museum in Menomonie, Wisconsin you can call them at 715-232-8685.
Menomonie, Wisconsin is a pleasant place to visit. If you need information on where to stay in Menomonie, Wisconsin or where you can eat you can call the Greater Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce at 800-283-1862.