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We went with the kids and we were the only folks there as it was snowing pretty hard the day we went. I enjoy history and old things so I found it quite enjoyable. I have teen boys and they were not as excited. But Rockford has many small gems such as this and it is worth the…
This Swiss-inspired house is not in the center of Rockford, but it is not a long drive. Robert Inker built this house beginning in 1862 after traveling extensively throughout Europe where he loved Switzerland the most for its architecture. He was not only an accountant, but he…
Wow another gem in Rockford that has been saved. What a history. Great tour and history of the property, well worth the visit.
I had only come to the Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum looking for something to do in Rockford for a day trip when my original plans fell through. I am so surprised I have not heard of this museum before. I live in Madison, WI. What a gem! It is one of the the best Residential…
We were lucky enough to catch the last tour of the day and so glad we did! This historic Rockford home is so worth seeing - not your usual Victorian Home at all! And having all the original furnishings makes it so much more! Step back in time and soak up local history. There…