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.
Green County is lush with its green forests, rolling hills and small streams that call the tourist to the rural country area. Come to bicycle, shop for antiques, amble through museums, canoe, picnic in our parks, hike our trails and just get away from your hectic lifestyle.
Mineral Point was founded in 1827. By 1830, Mineral Point was where the action was. Mineral Point was the County seat, lead mining center, leading metropolis of the entire area it was all happening in Mineral Point.
There was a time when waters were clean and forests were untouched, when ancient lands spoke of guardians of the Earth. In Scandinavian lands, these mysterious creatures were called trolls, and were known to guard what was left of the earth’s natural treasures by burying precious metals and minerals underground. Because they were rarely seen, people believed trolls no longer existed. Today, these nearly forgotten creatures are once again in our midst.