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Virginia
Bedford
Holy Land USA
1060 Jericho Road
Bedford VA  24523
Phone 
540 586-2823
Web Site  www.holyland.pleasevisit.com
Description  nature sanctuary with settings reflecting events in the life of Jesus Christ; walking or a variety of riding tours
Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction
Primary Focus  Religion

Virginia
White Post
Dinosaur Land
Route 1, Box 63A
White Post VA  22663
Phone 
540 869-2222
Web Site  www.dinosaurland.com
Description  35 giant dinosaur replicas, built with the science of 30 years ago in mind
Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction
Field of Study/Science Facility  Dinosaurs

 

  VT
 
Putney
 
Santa's Land USA
 
Rt 5
 
Putney  VT    05346  
 
Phone   802 387-5550
 
Web Site  http://www.santasland.com/index.html
 
Toll Free  800 SANTA99
 
E-mail  mailto:santa@santasland.com
 
Description  new management for 2004
 
Type of Resource   Tourist Attraction
 New or Updated:     6/22/2004
Washington
Gold Bar
Washington Serpentarium
Highway 2
Gold Bar WA
Phone 
425 778-4941
Web Site  www.thereptileman.com
Description  snakes, scorpions, spiders, lizards
Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
Field of Study/Science Facility  Reptiles
    WI
 
Columbus
 
Columbus Museum
 
239 Whitney Street
 
PO Box 151
 
Columbus  WI  53925    
 
Phone  920 623-1992
 
Web Site  http://www.columbusantiquemall.com/
 
Description  antique mall also has museums dedicated to Christopher Columbus and the
                       
1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition
 
Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
New or Updated:  11/08/2003

Wisconsin
Dodgeville
House on the Rock
3591 State Road 23
Dodgeville WI  53533
Phone 
608 935-3711
Web Site  www.thehouseontherock.com
Description  house built out of a 200 foot rock formation, with additional structures and collections of all sorts added
Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction
Building Type  Carousel
Collection G-M  Mechanical Music
Collection N-Z  Santa Claus

  WI
 
Fountain City
 
Rock in the House
 
440 N Shore Drive
 
Fountain City  WI  54629    
 
Phone  608 687-3553
 
Web Site  http://www.greatriver.com/Rock/inhouse.htm
 
Description  55 ton boulder fell from a bluff and crashed into a house, now open as a                         tourist attraction
 
Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction
 
New or Updated:  11/09/2003

  WI
 
Hayward
 
Wilderness Walk Zoo and Recreation Park
 
9503 N State Road 27
 
Hayward  WI  54843  
  Phone  715 634-2893
 
Web Site  http://www.haywardlakes.com/wildernesswalk.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:wildwalk@charter.net
 
Description  wild and farm animals, "western town", walking trails, playground & picnic
 
Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction
 
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
 
New or Updated:  11/09/2003

Wisconsin
Hollandale
Grandview - Engelbert House
Address
Hollandale WI  53544
Phone 
608 967-2140
Web Site  http://members.tripod.com/PEC_Grandview/
E-mail  mailto:ricky-r@mhtc.net
Description  40 concrete sculptures, decorated house, and 200 paintings made over 25 years by immigrant dairy farmer
Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction
Primary Focus  Arts
Owner/Operator:  Pecatonica Educational Charitable Foundation

  WI
 
Kenosha
 
Mike Bjorn's Fine Clothing Store & Museum
 
5614 6th Ave
 
Kenosha  WI
 
Phone  262 652-0648
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description  clothing store has varied collections of mostly pop culture mixed in with                         merchandise
 
Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction
 
Primary Focus  Merchant
 
Building Type  Store
 
New or Updated:  11/08/2003

Wisconsin
Milwaukee
Harley Davidson Experience Center
Address
Milwaukee WI
Phone
Web Site 
www.harley-davidson.com
Description  scheduled to open in 2002, the ultimate mecca for motorcycle lovers
Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction
Collection G-M  Motorcycles

Wisconsin
Mishicot
Old School
315 Elizabeth Street
Mishicot WI
Phone 
920 755-2291
Web Site  BROKEN http://www.oldschoolshops.com/
Alt Web  http://www.travelwi.com/thingstodo.html
Description  Norman Rockwell prints, shops in old school
Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction
Primary Focus  Merchant
Building Type  Schoolhouse
Collection N-Z  Prints

  WI

  Pardeeville

  LaReau's World of Miniature Buildings

  N6672 State Road 22

  Pardeeville  WI   53954    

  Phone   608 429-2848

  Web Site  http://www.jsonline.com/letsgo/daily/0620quirky.stm

  Alt Web  http://www.uncommondays.com/states/wi/places/miniature.htm

  Description  30 years worth of models of great buildings of the world

  Type of Resource   Tourist Attraction

  Collection G-M  Miniatures

  New or Updated:   7/4/2004

 

  WI

  Phillips

  Wisconsin Concrete Park

  Highway 13

  Mail: 104 S Eyder St

  Phillips WI   54555    

  Phone   715 339-6371

  Web Site  http://www.pricecountywi.net/points.html - 2

  Alt Web  http://www.kohlerfoundation.org/smith.html

  Description  14 years of out-sized concrete sculptures, "outsider art" by any definition

  Type of Resource   Tourist Attraction

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F Folk Art

  Era  1950's

  Owner/Operator:  Price County

  New or Updated:   7/5/2004

 
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