Introduction to Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Cedarburg, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee county, is 18 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
In 1843, Frederick August Leuning entered into the community and built a cabin near Cedar Creek. He named this cabin "Cedarburg." He later constructed the Columbia Mill on that same site. William Schroeder and Frederick Hilgen established Cedarburg as a village in 1845. In 1864, the Cedarburg Woolen-Mill was founded and the The Cedarburg Electric Light Commission began operating in 1909.
Cedarburg and nearby Attractions
- Milwaukee Art Museum
- Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum
- Pike Lake State Park
- Clark House Museum
- Harrington Beach State Park
- Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design
Things To Do In Cedarburg
Golfers can enjoy a round at the Bog Golf Course. The Discovery World Museum of Science, the Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, the Betty Brinn Children's Museum and the Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design are all accessible from Cedarburg as well. The city hosts the Winter Festival every February, the Strawberry Festival every June and the Ozaukee County Fair every August.
General Mitchell International Airport is located nearby.
Cedarburg Higher Education
Cardinal Stritch University, the Milwaukee School of Engineering and Marquette University are the nearby institutions of higher education.