The barn quilt at the Anderson farm is called “Dala Horse.” You can see this quilt at 7230 S&D Townline Road in the town of Sharon. S&D stands for Sharon & Darien townships.
You can find Mount Hope Cemetery in Section 23 on Spring Prairie Road just west of County Highway DD in the town of Spring Prairie. This cemetery is located on the Robert R. & Dorothy M. Stowell Trust farm.
The Lyle Walter farm is located at N6396 Bowers Road, northeast of Elkhorn. The name of the barn quilt is “Mariner's Compass.”
The barn quilt on the Pruessing barn is an original rosemaling design. You can see it just south of North Walworth Road and west of Williams Bay at N2059 Six Corners Road. The farm is located in sections 5 and 8 in the town of Walworth.
This farm is located at W9550 Creek Road, west of Delavan and almost to the border with Rock County. It is in Section 19 of the town of Darien. Here you can see the barn quilt titled “Eight Hands Around.”
On County Highway N between Whitewater and Fort Atkinson is the community of Cold Spring, where one of our state governors, George W. Peck, lived.
You can see the former Livingston home, a Gothic-style brick home, at 311 S. Washington St. in Elkhorn.
The James and Annie Tubbs home is located at 525 W. Court St. in Elkhorn. The original owner of the land on which this house was built was Dr. John Henderson. He obtained the government land grant deed.
St. James United Methodist Church is located just south of the East Troy village square. According to information that I obtained at the East Troy Historical Society, the church's first brick building was built in 1907. The group pledged $6,000 to...
This week's column looks at a more recent venue that mainly is in the town of Lafayette, although a small section of Alpine Valley Resort sits in the town of Spring Prairie.