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Rustic Road 31

Location:  La Crosse County. R-31 travels on several streets in the village of West Salem to County C, north to WIS 16, then loops around Swarthout Lakeside Park, back to WIS 16.

Length:  2.6 miles

Surface:  Paved

R-31 travelers can view a pair of historic homes: the Gullickson Octagon House, on the National Register of Historic Places, and the Hamlin Garland Homestead, where the late Pulitzer prize-winning author, who was born near West Salem, did much of his writing. Other points of interest include the former home of Thomas Leonard, founder of West Salem, and Swarthout Lakeside Park, a recreation area near Lake Neshonoc.

Map of Rustic Road 31

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Last modified: December 18, 2012

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