Introduction to Howard, Wisconsin
In 1634, the Green Bay area was first explored by Europeans. The first person to arrive in the area was Jean Nicolet, who was a French voyager. Howard was founded in 1835. The community gradually developed along Duck Creek and became a center for farming, lumbering, mail delivery and quarrying. In 1959, the community was officially incorporated as the Village of Howard. Since then, it has grown industrially, commercially and residentially. In course of time, a suburban community began to grow on the northwestern side of Green Bay. The area was named in honor of Brig. General Benjamin Howard, an officer during the war of 1812.
Howard and nearby Attractions
- Neville Public Museum of Brown County
- Plamann County Park
- White Pillars Museum
- Heritage Hill State Park
- Hazelwood Historic House Museum
- National Railroad Museum
Things To Do In Howard
The Neville Public Museum of Brown County, the White Pillars Museum, the National Railroad Museum and the Ashwaubenon Historical Society Museum offer insights into the area’s history. The Oneida Golf and Country Club, the Shorewood Golf Course and the Highland Ridge Golf Club are all nearby. From Howard, one can also plan a trip to the Green Bay Botanical Garden, the Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame and the Bay Beach Amusement Park.
Austin Straubel International is the nearest major airport.
Howard Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Saint Norbert College, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and Lakeland College.