Introduction to Superior, Wisconsin
The area now known as Superior was established in 1854. It was officially incorporated in 1889 and named after Lake Superior. The French were the first Europeans to visit the community. The first log cabin was erected in the area in the year 1853.
Superior and nearby Attractions
- Tweed Museum of Art
- Pattison State Park
- Duluth Art Institute
- Jay Cooke State Park
- Lake Superior Museum of Transportation
- Amnicon Falls State Park
Things To Do In Superior
Golfers can enjoy a round at the Pattison Park Golf Course, the Grandview Golf Club or at the Nemadji Golf Course. Local churches include the Hammond Avenue Presbyterian Church, the Apostolic Faith Assembly Church and the Twin Ports Baptist Church. Superior hosts the Scandinavian Festival every October, the Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival every August and the Head of the Lakes Fair every July.
Duluth International is the nearest major airport.
Superior Higher Education
The University of Wisconsin-Superior is the local college. Others nearby include Bethel College, Lake Superior College and Century Community and Technical College.