Destinations

Do you live in a destination listed in a passport?  Explore more to find out!

Grafton

Now is this in Grafton, Wisconsin?

  • A Village about 20 miles north of Milwaukee
  • First Europeans to the area – Jesuit missionaries
  • German and Irish immigrants settled here

 

  • 1840s called Hamburg
  • 1844 post office for Hamburg established
  • 1846 created the town Grafton

 

  • Acorn Park
  • 27-acre Centennial Park
  • Paramount Plaza Walk of Fame
  • Chair Factory Historical Marker

Sparta

This is in Wisconsin.  Have you been here?

Have you seen Ben Bikin' ?

Where did Sparta get it's name?

Is there a nickname for this town?

What else is there to do in Sparta?

Troy

They have an Electric Railroad Museum

In East Troy there is Alpine Valley - largest amphitheater in Wisconsin

But the Town of Troy has an abandoned town of Mayhews

AND for fun, take a Trolley ride!

Juneau

This city sits at sea level below a steep mountain.

Mendenhall Glacier is often mentioned as the ice has been retreating (melting) in width and height.

Gold has been discovered here - the largest nugget ever found was in 1998, weighing 21.5 pounds and larger than a softball!

If you guessed Alaska, you are correct!  If not, you just learned something about a US state.  Get a passport and get to exploring!!

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