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Marathon County Fairgrounds
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
N 44° 57.533 W 089° 39.012
16T E 290974 N 4981799
Quick Description: Marathon Park located at 1201 Stewart Ave in Wausau, WI has camping sites, historical museums, a carousel, a curling club, a round barn, and more.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 9/17/2007 6:58:22 AM
Waymark Code: WM27DJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
Views: 24

Long Description:
In 1868, the first Marathon County Fair, today the Wisconsin Valley Fair, was held in Marathon Park. Today, the park has playgrounds, picnic shelters, campgrounds, a kids' train, a carousel, historic museums, a curling club, and much more.
Street address:
1201 Stewart Ave
Wausau, WI USA

County / Borough / Parish: Marathon

Year listed: 1980

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event: Architect, builder, or engineer: Eschweiler,AlexanderC

Periods of significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949

Historic function: Recreation And Culture: Fair

Current function: Recreation And Culture: Fair

Privately owned?: yes

Season start / Season finish: From: 1/1/2007 To: 12/31/2007

Hours of operation: From: 6:00 AM To: 11:00 PM

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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