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Manitowoc City Hall

Manitowoc City Hall, a Town City Hall, in Manitowoc, WI. Town and city halls may provide you with free public records related to vital records, birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, as well as property ownership records. Map

Red Arrow Park

Red Arrow Park abuts Lake Michigan and offers many recreational amenities, such as a handicap-accessible lakefront and beach walkway. Approximately 7.23 acres of 19.77 acres of parkland is conservancy area.  The conservancy area consists of a narrow strip of land running south approximately 2,800 feet along the Lake Michigan shoreline.

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Capitol Civic Centre

The capitol Civic Centre mission is to preserve, maintain, and operate and architecturally significant, historic downtown theatre to enrich the cultural and civic life for current and future generations.

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Schuette Park

Henry Schuette Park is comprised of 65.17 acres and is located by the scenic Manitowoc River, with its rolling terrain, wildlife, aquatic type plants, bushes, and forest area. This community park provides off-street parking, a community built playground, open air shelters, grills,a kayak launch, exercise equipment, fishing areas, and over six miles of nature and fitness trails in a beautiful scenic vista along the Manitowoc River. Cross country skiing is allowed on the trails in winter; however, the trails are not groomed.

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Manitowoc Farmers Market

Welcome to the Manitowoc Farmers Market. We look forward to another great year in our scenic downtown locations where you will find over 70 vendors whose goal is to provide a quality outlet for purchasing locally grown fruits, vegetables, flowers, farm fresh meats, dairy products and baked goods.

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Manitou Park

Situated along the north side of the Manitowoc River, this area generally functions as a ADA accessible fishing facility catering to the boating and fishing public with auto-boat trailer parking. Approximately one-half of the 25.33 acre park is developed, with the remainder as conservancy area that allows dog exercising.

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Rahr West Art Museum

The Rahr–West Art Museum is an art museum on U.S. Route 10 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. It is located in the Joseph Vilas Jr. House, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The house is a significant example of Queen Anne Style architecture.

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Silver Creek Park

Arguably Manitowoc’s finest park, Silver Creek Park is set on the shore of Lake Michigan with a creek running through the area and scenic overviews. It consists of 71.74 acres and boasts several unique features such as rolling topography, rural-like wooded public areas, and a winter sports area. A 36-hole disc golf course is located in the park.  In 2017, a new playground system was installed in the grassy area between the fieldhouse parking lot and the bridge over the creek.

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Wisconsin Maritime Museum

The Wisconsin Maritime Museum is a museum in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, U.S., that depicts the maritime heritage of the Great Lakes. Founded in 1968 as the Manitowoc Maritime Museum, the facility opened in 1969 in the former YMCA of Manitowoc. In 1991, it relocated to a new, building. The museum is the site of a large collection of Great Lakes maritime history, original artifacts, and nautical archaeology.

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Manitowoc Public Library

The mission of Manitowoc Public Library is to promote a culture of reading and to provide access to information. Through services we strive to foster an environment that meets the educational, recreational and cultural needs of the community.

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Manitowoc Marina

Manitowoc Marina is much more than a place to dock your boat. It’s a full-service marina facility and boating community where you will come to expect personalized, professional and dependable service no matter what your boating need. Our goal is to make sure your valuable boating time is fun, safe and hassle free.

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Citizen Park

Citizen Park, comprised of 26.70 acres, formerly housed the Manitowoc County fairgrounds and in 1972 was named after the schooner Citizen.  The Citizen was built in Manitowoc in 1847 by Captain Joseph Edwards and is believed to be one of the first clipper ships produced on the Great Lakes cp5 by Mike Oswald. Many people mistakenly call the park Citizens Park in the belief that the name refers to the word citizen (a native or inhabitant of a city.)

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Spirit of the Rivers Sculpture

Spirit of the Rivers is a monumental bronze sculpture group to be situated on the Lake Michigan shore between Manitowoc and Two Rivers, Wisconsin.  Celebrating the culture and history of the earliest inhabitants, the monument reminds us that people lived on this shore for countless generations before the first axe struck timber to develop our present cities.  The birch bark canoe, held aloft upon the shoulders of the portageur, stands as a tribute to the first vessels to ply these waters and foreshadows our rich maritime history.

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Manitowoc Lighthouse

The Manitowoc Breakwater Light has guided lakefarers in and out of the Manitowoc harbor for over 164 years, with the first lighthouse being established in 1839. In 1840, a brick structure located at the corner of 5th and York Streets perched on a high hill a short distance from the mouth of the Manitowoc River.

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Manitowoc Family Aquatic Center

This municipal pool offers a fun-filled day of refreshing activities for the entire family! Swimmers can take advantage of the many features such as the large zero depth area. This area enables swimmers to enjoy the heated pool in a variety of depths from 0′ to 10’3″ in the main pool. Other features include a mushroom waterfall, several floor fountains, and even an open waterslide, an enclosed waterslide and a diving board. Take a plunge on our dropslide or enjoy the lazy river. The Aquatic Center also features a sand playground area, concession stand with adjacent eating areas, sun umbrellas, large deck area with lounge chairs, and bathhouse with two family changing rooms.

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Mariners Trail

Enjoy six-miles, of paved lakeshore trail joining Manitowoc and Two Rivers. This 10 year old trail is designed for bicyclists, walkers, joggers and roller bladers, and includes gardens, sculptures, telescopes, parking turn outs, restroom facilities, picnic areas, and the Flora and Fauna of the lakeshore.

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