Appleton WI spans Outagamie, Calumet, and Winnebago counties. The Wisconsin city is one situated along the Fox River. At approximately 30 miles southwest of Green Bay, Appleton is granted a close proximity to the metro area, with plenty of amenities and activities. Approximately 75,000 residents call the area home.
A Brief History of Appleton WI
Originally, the Ho-Chunk and Menominee tribes occupied that land that is now Appleton WI. Europeans arrived in 1847 and quickly established a fur trading post.
Appleton WI incorporated in 1857. Paper milling, hydro-electricity, and the streetcar were all great boosts to the economy. The area also holds the claim to having the first telephone in the state, as well as the first incandesent light on the East Coast.
Notable residents include NFL player and four-time Super Bowl Champion Rocky Bleier, hockey player Roger Jenkins, authors Mary Agria and Edna Ferber, Microsoft president Brad Smith, and many others.
Things To Do in Appleton WI
Appleton WI features many historic attractions. Be sure to visit the Hearthstone House, which was the first house in the U.S. to be powered by hydro electric power. The History Museum at the Castle offers interesting exhibits about Harry Houdini and others. Alternatively, the Paper Discovery Center allows visitors an opportunity to view historic paper-making machines.
For retail therapy, head to the Fox River Mall, Northland Mall, or City Center Plaza.
Opt for a taste of the arts with a show from the Appleton Boy Choir, Makaroff Youth Ballet, Vento Winds, Christmas Stars, Attic Chamber Theatre, and others.
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