WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Experience the wonder of a 19th-century Christmas at the Wade House Christmas Event.

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WADE HOUSE

WELCOME TO A HORSE-POWERED WORLD!

You can almost hear the clip-clop of horse hooves on the old plank road as you explore the era of stagecoach travel! Wade House Historic Site offers a glimpse back to a horse-powered world. Visit the site to experience what it was like when travelers and horses rested in Greenbush for a time and when life and business in the area bustled as the new town grew and prospered.
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DAILY EXPERIENCE


WESLEY W. JUNG CARRIAGE MUSEUM

Discover Wisconsin’s largest collection of carriages and wagons.
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WADE HOUSE STAGECOACH HOTEL

Explore an 1850s nationally-landmarked stagecoach inn through costumed guided tours.
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BLACKSMITH SHOP & SAWMILL

Hear the ring of a blacksmith’s anvil and feel the rumble of an up-and-down muley saw.
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EVENT CALENDAR

Use our online calendar to see all the exciting events, activities, and programs happening at the Wade House.

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Union soldiers fire a cannon downfield

"What an event to dine at Wade's Tavern!"

REMINISCENCE OF KATIE SMITH SPENCER'S 1850S CHILDHOOD TRIP BY STAGECOACH, 'SHEBOYGAN COUNTY NEWS,' JULY 23, 1924