Your company has transferred you to Wisconsin? Hopefully you enjoy being on the water. Almost 3 percent of Wisconsin is lakes. And on Lake Michigan stands The Wind Point Lighthouse. It was constructed in1880 by Orlando Metcalfe Poe, a retired Civil War Brigadier General, and stands 112 feet over the waters.
If the art world is more to your liking than the water world, focus your move on Milwaukee, home of The Milwaukee Art Museum, abbreviated as MAM. It contains close to 30,000 works of art and is among the largest museums to be found in the U.S.
Thirsty? Drink milk. Wisconsin is America’s undisputed Dairy land. It is the number 1 producer of cheese in the US and ranks second in terms of the best milk producers. And if milk is not your beverage of choice, you should know that Milwaukee is known for wonderful breweries, but the first and oldest is still Pabst Brewery.
Some other firsts are: (a) Toilet paper – Green Bay is known as the toilet paper capital of the whole world because the city produced the first splinter-free toilet paper. (b) The Harley Davidson motorcycle – William Harley and the Davidson brothers (Walter and Arthur) build their first motorcycle in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Here are some of Wisconsin’s Funny Laws:
(1) It’s Illegal not to give livestock the right-of-way.
(2) It’s Illegal to shoot Animals from an airplane.
(3) In Racine It’s illegal to wake a fireman when he is asleep.
(4) In La Crosse It’s illegal to play Checkers in public, because it’s also illegal to say, “king me.”
(5) In St. Croix Women are not allowed to wear red in public.