A survey of past and present hotels in Wisconsin, 1898

Hotels of Wisconsin: Some of the famous hostelries of the past and present


Toward the close of the nineteenth century, tourism became a growing industry in Wisconsin. Cities and lakes became vacation destinations, and hotels rose up to meet the demand. This article looks at the development of hotels throughout the state and the creation of two hotel associations.


Related Topics: The Progressive Era
Travel and Tourism
Creator: Milwaukee Sentinel
Pub Data: Milwaukee Sentinel. 26 February 1898. Wisconsin Historical Society.
Citation: "Hotels of Wisconsin: Some of the famous hostelries of the past and present." Milwaukee Sentinel. (26 February 1898); Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=724; Visited on: 7/30/2014
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