Vacation like it's 1859.
Take a photographic trip through 160 years of Wisconsin Dells.
From remote natural wonder to “Waterpark Capital of the World,” Wisconsin
Dells has reigned supreme as the state’s premier tourist destination
for nearly 160 years. Among the Wonders of the Dells presents more than 100 photographs from eight artists recounting the fascinating history and transformation of Wisconsin Dells.
Among the Wonders of the Dells will feature photographs by Leroy
J. Gates, the first photographer of the Dells, H. H. Bennett, the great
nineteenth-century photographer touted as “the man who made the
Wisconsin Dells famous,” Bennett Studio, John A. Trumble, who documented
the Dells’ postwar tourist boom in the twentieth century, Dennis
Darmek, and three contemporary Wisconsin photographers commissioned by
MOWA to spend a year photographing the Dells from their unique
perspectives: Mark Brautigam, Tom Jones, and Kevin J. Miyazaki.