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Just over a population of 5000, but near so much more! Explore an authentic river town, a Main Street from the past, concerts, casinos, and the spectacular regional outdoor environment that supports all your need for the great outdoors!
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Wyalusing's History--Crawford County History
As the site of Ft. Crawford, it became an important outpost in the settlement of the wild west, and a place of important advances in medicine. It was the second settlement in what is now Wisconsin. As St Mary's Academy, it was a place of education and contemplation for girls. As Wyalusing Academy, it became a haven for education and treatment for foster kids. Now the next chapter of this incredible site is in development--as Wyalusing Commons.
The Mississippi River Corridor
has the 3rd highest visitor spending in Wisconsin after the Southern Gateway
#1(Dells) and Lower Lake Michigan Coast #2.
The Great River Road connects
over 50 local parks and beaches.
The Upper Mississippi River
Wildlife and Fish Refuge is one of only two national refuges in America. Of the
refuge’s total 240,000 acres, 140,785 acres are located along the Wisconsin and
Iowa shores of the Mississippi River.