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Turn back the hands of time with a walk through one of Ripon’s historic neighborhoods. Much of historic Ripon remains intact, having changed little over the last 100 years. In a time when some communities lost entire blocks of buildings to the “urban renewal” effort of the 1970s, the Watson Street Commercial Historic District remains relatively unchanged. Browse through a wide array of specialty shops, often said to be “quaint yet sophisticated.” Ripon businesses offer a fine selection of goods & services provided in a friendly, personal way. The residential area south of the downtown has many magnificent, fully restored Victorian Painted ladies, with architectural styles ranging from Italianate to Queen Ann, Second Empire, to Greek Revival.

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Crafts Tucked Back

109 E Jackson St Ripon, WI 54971

Diedrich Jewelers

212 Watson St Ripon, WI 54971

Fox River Glove Outlet

113 W Fond du Lac St Ripon, WI 54971

Hamilton’s Ladies Apparel

125 Watson St Ripon, WI 54971

Holliday Food & Sport

101 Eureka St Ripon, WI 54971

Hounsell’s Country Market

W13196 US-23 Ripon, WI 54971

Pick ‘n Save

1188 W Fond du Lac St Ripon, WI 54971

Ripon Ace Hardware

1085 W Fond du Lac St Ripon, WI 54971

Ripon Drug

328 Watson St Ripon, WI 54971


111 E Fond du Lac St Ripon, WI 54971
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