Introduction to Plymouth, Wisconsin
Plymouth was first surveyed in 1835. Local Native Americans called the area Ta-quit-qui-oc, or Crooked River. Henry and Thomas Davidson settled in the area in 1845. The city officially adopted its present name in 1852. It was named after Plymouth, Massachusetts. The Sheboygan and Mississippi Railroad first entered the area in 1859. Plymouth was incorporated in 1877, with Otto Puhlman becoming its first mayor.
Plymouth and nearby Attractions
- John Michael Kohler Arts Center
- Harrington Beach State Park
- Above & Beyond Children's Museum
- Kettle Moraine State Forest
- Rogers Street Fishing Village
- Kohler - Andrae State Park
Things To Do In Plymouth
Meyer Park, Hudson Park, Rotary Park and Nutt Park are all located in Plymouth. The Above & Beyond Children's Museum, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center and the Rogers Street Fishing Village are popular local destinations, while the Harrington Beach State Park, the Kohler-Andrae State Park and the Kettle Moraine State Forest are all accessible from Plymouth as well. Local celebrations include the Americana Music Festival, the Mill Street Festival, the Sheboygan County Fair, the Cheese Capital Jazz Crawl for the Arts and Oktoberfest.
Austin Straubel International is the nearest major airport.
Plymouth Higher Education
Local colleges and universities include Lakeland College, Moraine Park Technical College and Concordia University-Wisconsin.