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Charles A. Grignon Mansion

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Address: 1313 Augustine St, Kaukauna, WI 54130-1613
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I took this tour in December as a Christmas tour. The tour guides were very knowledgeable of the house and activities of that era. The furniture and house hold items were... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2017
Thrillseeker104
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Kaukauna, Wisconsin
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Kaukauna, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
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Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

I took this tour in December as a Christmas tour. The tour guides were very knowledgeable of the house and activities of that era. The furniture and house hold items were interesting to learn about. They also have a working blacksmiths shop in the back shed and they do demonstrations as well

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Fond du Lac, WI
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed November 7, 2016

Seeing the Grignon Mansion at Kaukauna, WI was a comfortable and educational experience and took us back to another time in history. The time slipped away as we enjoyed learning about life in the 1800's. We were lucky enough to be there on a day when they provided home-made ice cream, and a working blacksmith shop was operating. It was... More 

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed May 4, 2016

The Grignon Mansion has always had a soft spot in my heart during my life. My very first experience with Civil War reenactments was at this mansion, they also taught me about the fur trade and where the saying "don't let the bed bugs bite" came from. I have taken classes to learn crafts (tatting). It is amazing to see... More 

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Thank Leslie B
Kaukauna, Wisconsin
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122 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Very nice historical home in the city of Kaukauna. They also have many different activities during the year to check out.

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Bakerton
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87 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Stopped in to see the Rose blacksmith shop located on this historic property. It is fortunate that this place has a reliable historic tradesman volunteers to provide public history demonstrations on lost arts.

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Racine, Wisconsin
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176 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed June 7, 2015

Our tour guide Emma was very good with her descriptions of the items in the house. All the items and decor are restored to the time period of the house when built. Emma's little helper Chloe was great with demonstrating some of the exhibits too. It was good to see the younger people showing interest in showing the History of... More 

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Thank Randy R
Kaukauna, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2015

Run by a group of volunteers, visit and learn about this historical home and see artifacts from the mid 1800s when it was built.

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KAUKAUNA
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6 reviews
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Grignon Mansion has recently been restored. It is a must see when visiting in the area. It is open on Saturday and Sunday 12-4 through the weekend after Labor Day.

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Kaukauna, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

The mansion is a wonderful piece of history, Having been built in 1837 by Charles Grignon to entice his bride to be to move to the wilderness of Wisconsin. Many original artifacts are displayed in the building. The building now owned by the City of Kaukauna is open to the public on weekends, Saturday and Sunday from Noon - 4... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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8 reviews
Reviewed January 6, 2013

I called Outagamie County Historical Society, they did not return a call or an email. All looks in great repair, paint intact, no broken windows, grass mown. But gardens and orchard untended, and there was no way to get inside. I'll try again this summer.

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