Galloway House and Village

Situated beautifully in the southeast corner of Fond du Lac, The Galloway House and Village boosts the famous 30-room Galloway mansion, a carriage house showcasing bygone buggies, a school house with an actual roll-call attendance book, a print shop with working equipment and many, many more century-old structures to take you back 100 years. The Galloway House and Village offers a self-guided walking tour of the Village. Guests can peruse the gift shop where they will find books by local authors, old fashion treats and trinkets to remember the visit. Village is open June 1 to August 31, 10 am-5 pm. We invite you to check our website for all upcoming events.

Location

336 Old Pioneer Road, Fond du Lac, WI

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • On-Site Parking

Events

Sturgeon Spectacular-Really BIG Fish Kids Coloring Contest

Sturgeon Spectacular-Really BIG Fish Kids Coloring Contest

Monday, February 1, 2016 - Friday, February 12, 2016

To participate and view official rules, please visit www.fdlhistory.com/coloringcontest, download and print out a coloring page, color it and turn it in at the specified location at the Galloway House & Village-Blakely Museum, 330 Old Pioneer Road (Hours: Tuesday 11am-8pm or Thursday 11am-4pm) or mail to Fond du Lac County Historical Society, Attn: Coloring Contest, P.O. Box 1284, Fond du Lac, WI 54936.

There will be five prize goodie bags awarded by popular vote of entries on February 14, 2016.

Goodie bags are valued at $60 or more. Goodie bags include (not limited to prizes of) 1-day family pass to Galloway House & Village for the 2016 Season: Any Day - Memorial Day to Labor Day 2016, Kids T-shirt, Papa John’s Free Pizza coupon, Culvers Free Ice Cream coupon, McDonalds coupon, Candy, books, pencils and more!


The contest is open to children ages 4-12 year old who are legal residents of the U.S.A. Sponsor's employees and their immediate families are not eligible to participate or claim a prize. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations apply. By participating, entrants agree to abide by all terms of these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Contest or these Official Rules.

Five winners will be selected by popular vote of entries on display at the Galloway House & Village on February 14, 2016 from among all eligible entries. Public voting will take place 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, February 14, 2016 at the Galloway House Village & Grounds.

For an official winner's list (available after February 19, 2016 and through December 31, 2016) or a copy of these official rules (please specify which), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Fond du Lac County Historical Society, P.O. Box 1284, Fond du Lac, WI 54936.

Paving the Pier Path

Paving the Pier Path

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Join the Fond du Lac County Historical Society for a special presentation and look back to Fond du Lac's early days.

In celebration of the 180th Anniversary of the exploration and founding of Fond du Lac, you'll learn about Colwert and Edward Pier's exploration of the area in February 1836.

Later that year, June 6th, Colwert and Fanna Pier founded the town of Fond du Lac, located at the foot of Lake Winnebago.