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Start Date: 11/28/2014
End Date: 11/30/2014
Event Times: 11 am–7 pm

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E-mail: villalouis@
wisconsinhistory.org

Phone: 608-326-2721
Fax: 608-326-5507

Victorian Home for the Holidays


These special tours will get you into the holiday spirit. Tours include a visit to the Dousman parlor for a Christmas recital on the restored 1879 Steinway Centennial D Piano. The tours end in the kitchen where the Dousman cook has been busy perfecting her holiday menu. Enjoy sweet treats and hot cider by the warmth of the wood stove. A second weekend of Victorian Home for the Holidays will be held December 5–7.

Ticket Info: Adults, $17.50, children 5-17 $12, children 4 and younger free

Location Description: The historic Villa Louis mansion is the centerpiece of a grand Victorian estate built by the family of Hercules Dousman, a frontier entrepreneur who amassed a fortune in the fur trade and other frontier investments. The mansion has just undergone a top-to-bottom documentary restoration that has returned the Dousman home to the splendor of its 1890s heyday, using British Arts and Crafts interior designs inspired by famed designer William Morris.

Venue: Villa Louis

Address: 521 Villa Louis Rd
PO Box 65

City: Prairie du Chien

Accessibility Info: Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals requiring wheelchairs for mobility. Call ahead to make arrangements.

Event Location URL: http://villalouis.wisconsinhistory.org


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