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ShadowQuest – Wisconsin Dells, WI

ShadowQuest is a gaming attraction found at Great Wolf Lodge in Wisconsin Dells in Wisconsin. Designed by Creative Kingdoms, LCC, ShadowQuest: Journey to Save the Light debuted at Great Wolf Lodge at the Wisconsin Dells location on August 23, 2013. The

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Posted in Hotels, Motels and Inns, Parks - Amusement

Devil’s Punchbowl – Menomonie, WI

Devil’s Punchbowl is located at 410th Street (Paradise Valley Road) 4 miles southwest of Menomonie, Wisconsin in Dunn County. Formerly known as Black’s Ravine after a Civil War Captain who once owned the land, the 2.9 acre track at Devil’s

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Posted in Parks - Municipal

Billie the Brownie – Milwaukee, WI

Billie the Brownie was a holiday mascot for Shuster’s Department Store in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The enchanted little fellow was created in 1917 by Schuster’s Department stores to promote their toy department during the Christmas season. “Is it time for Billie

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Posted in Advertising Mascots

Usinger’s Famous Sausage – Milwaukee, WI

Usinger’s Famous Sausage is located at 1030 North Old World Third Street in Milwaukee, WI. Called “America’s Finest Sausage” the company mascot is an elf named Fritzie. The idea for their corporate symbol was inspired by murals painted in the

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Posted in Advertising Mascots

Grumpy Troll Brew Pub – Mt. Oreb, WI

The Grumby Troll Brew Pub is family-oriented brewery, restaurant and pizzeria located at 105 S. 2nd Street in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin (aka, “The Troll Capital of the World”). The Grumpy Troll is housed in an historic building on the corner

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Posted in Beverages & Beer, Restaurants, Bars and Eateries

Valley of the Elves – Mr. Oreb, WI

The Valley of the Elves (“Nissedahle” in Norwegian) is located 3576 Country Road JG, just three miles down the road from Mt. Oreb, Wisconsin (aka, “The Troll Capital of the World”). This Norwegian cultural attraction (aka “Little Norway”) was built on the

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Posted in Museums

Troll Statues – Mt. Oreb, WI

Mt. Oreb, Wisconsin is located near the western part of Madison, Wisconsin. The town’s Main Street is known as the Trollway because of its many troll statues. But you can find life-size carvings of trolls all through town. Mr. Oreb  is also

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