Historic Washington House Museum

Built as an immigrant hotel and saloon in the 1850s, the Historic Washington House lays claim to inventing the ice cream sundae. Around 1881, they dished up ice cream and chocolate sauce, but only in sodas. One customer started asking for a dish of ice cream topped with the sauce and they began selling it…

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“Sheboygan to the Tip”   Southern terminus: Sheboygan County, at the junction with Highways 23 & 28 in downtown Sheboygan Northern terminus: Door County, at the Washington Island ferry pier in Northport Mileage: about 138 miles Counties along the way: Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Kewaunee, Door Sample towns along the way: Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Two Rivers, Kewaunee, Algoma,…