Did you know that the American circus has roots that trace their way back to this state? The Ringling Brothers, five men that created “The Greatest Show on Earth” grew up in Baraboo, WI and used the small town as their base of operations and winter quarters. In the late 19th and early 20th century, […]
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Civil War encampments, period reenactments, and French fur trapper rendezvous are a common scene during the Wisconsin summer. One such festival that caught our attention was the Little Bull Falls Logjam in Mosinee, WI.
Here at Backroad Wisconsin, we love the kitsch. From some oddball or out of way little museum to the ticky-tacky found at a roadside attraction, it’s all good to us. But no-one does the kitsch better (than maybe Wisconsin Dells, but that’s another story altogether) than the over the top wonderment of The House on […]