Although mining has left, it has paved the way for a wide variety of other industries which, along with agriculture and tourism, create a successful economic blend. Dodgeville, which has a population of 4,220, is home to several internationally recognized companies. Lands’ End, direct merchants of clothing, linens, and luggage, moved to Dodgeville in 1978 and has since reached sales in excess of $1 billion.
Most of us have heard of the now famous ‘Cows on Parade’ art exhibit in Chicago where in 1999 hundreds of cows were painted, posed and all gussied up for the city by Chicago artists. Spring Green’s Albany Courtyard has her very own colorful "Cow on Parade".
For over 150 years, the beautiful little community of New Glarus, Wisconsin, has been a magnet for Swiss settlers. Learn more about America's Little Switzerland in the heart of Green County, Wisconsin.