Scenery and history this Saturday along the St. Croix
- Blog Post by: Greg Seitz
- September 20, 2012 - 2:40 PM
Cross-posted from The Heritage Initiative:
The seventh annual River Road Ramble is this Saturday, Sept. 22 along the scenic and historic highways of Polk and Burnett Counties in northwest Wisconsin.
The Ramble is a self-guided driving tour approximately 40 miles long. It features historic sites, open houses, food, garage sales, and fall colors along beautiful roads.
Ramblers are welcome to take the tour anytime between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday, traveling all or part of the route between St. Croix Falls and Grantsburg, and back again.
There are 20 historic sites on the route, including several one-room schoolhouses and churches. There are also about as many other kinds of stops, including the Festival Theater in St. Croix Falls, and River Roads Wolf Creek Bar, which has served liquor continuously since 1832.
Visit the River Road Ramble’s official website for details, including:
- Descriptions of the stops
- Map of the route
- A printable tour guide written by local historian and writer Russ Hanson
See you on the road!
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