Wisconsin Dells/Baraboo Tour
Learn how this photo
helped to make Wisconsin
a tourism mecca at
H.H. Bennett Studio.
With craggy cliffs rising a hundred feet above the water, the spectacular
dalles of the Wisconsin River provide one Wisconsin's
most breathtaking vistas. According to Native American
legend, a giant serpent created this magnificent seven-mile
stretch of rocky gorges, pinnacles and caverns. Recent scholarship
suggests an ice dam containing the waters of a giant lake formed by
melting glaciers gave way some 14,000 years ago, causing a cataclysmic
torrent of debris-laden water to cascade through the narrow canyon,
scouring and sculpting the Wisconsin
Dells we know today. Come explore this special place, where the
Ho-Chunk people lived for centuries before European
contact, and share the spirit of wanderlust that called
legions of tourists here even before the turn of the
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