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Rustic Road 69

Indian Agency House awaits a traveler who visits Rustic Road 69

Indian Agency House
Old Agency Road, Portage Canal
Columbia County

Location: Columbia County. Old Agency House Road, from East Albert Street to the north end near the Old Indian Agency House.

Length: .75 miles

Surface: Paved

R-69 travels along the historic Portage Canal. On one side of the road, wetland habitat harbors Sandhill cranes, Great Blue herons and many other birds. The road leads to the historic Indian Agency House. Built in 1832, the house is open to the public. The northeast end of the road connects with the Marquette Trail where you can see the remnants of the Old Fort Winnebago Locks. The locks and canal joined the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers, making travel by water possible from Green Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. 

Map of Rustic Road 69

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Last modified: December 18, 2012

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