Near Cataract in Monroe County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Paul and Matilda Wegner Grotto
Neither Paul nor Matilda Wegner received any formal training in art. The Wegner Grotto and other creations by self-taught artists from throughout the state are an important part of Wisconsin's cultural heritage. The Wegners' extraordinary vision promises to inspire the imagination of many generations to come.
The Paul and Matilda Wegner Grotto, known locally as The Glass Church, was owned by the Wegner family until purchased by Kohler Foundation, Inc. in 1986 as part of its commitment to the documentation and preservation of significant outsider art environments and folk architecture. Restoration, funded by the Foundation, included extensive structural
Additional information is available from the Monroe County Local History Room, Community Services Building, County Trunk B, Sparta, Wisconsin 54656.
Location. 44° 3.656′ N, 90° 52.055′ W. Marker is near Cataract, Wisconsin, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of State Highway 71 and Daylight Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is at Paul and Matilda Wegner Grotto County Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7788 Daylight Road, Cataract WI 54620, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cataract (approx. 2½ miles away); Civil War Cannon (approx. 8.2 miles away); Shamrock (approx. 8.2 miles away); Wisconsin Child Center Cemetery (approx. 8½ miles away); Masonic Lodge (approx. 8½ miles away); Sparta Free Library (approx. 8½ miles away); Monroe County Courthouse (approx. 8½ miles away); U.S. Post Office (approx. 8½ miles away).
Also see . . . Monroe County Local History. The Paul & Matilda Wegner Grotto. (Submitted on June 8, 2018, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2018, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 8, 2018, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.