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HOUSE ON THE ROCK

Monday, August 30, 2004

Sight: #10

Address: 5754 Hwy 23 Spring Green, WI 53588

Hours: 9am-5pm year round, closing time extended 1-2 hours from late May to early September.

Admission: Free to $19.50

Phone: (608) 935-3639

Email: information@thehouseontherock.com

Website: http://www.thehouseontherock.com/the_attraction.htm

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NOTE: Portions of this writing were taken directly from the attraction's website. All excepts will be denoted with double-quotes.

"Designed and built by Alex Jordan of Madison, WI, the House is an architectural marvel perched on a 60-foot chimney of rock. Begun in the early 1940's, it overlooks the breathtaking panorama of Wyoming Valley. The 14-room House, sculpted atop Deer Shelter Rock, is the original structure of what is now an extraordinary complex of rooms, streets, buildings and gardens covering over 200 acres." In a nutshell the attraction is an enormous collection of mystical, unusual and often times, really weird stuff.

I really don't have a firm grasp on what this attraction is all about. From the literature I've read it seems to be an odd collection of just about everything. Curious? I know I am! So, come on, let's check it out together!

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