If you enjoy uncovering history, and even bringing a bit of it home, the Stevens Point Area is a great place to explore. Read on to find a bit of history mixed with attractions, shopping and antique finds in the Stevens Point Area.
Start With Local History
The area's rich history is alive in attractions like the Rising Star Mill in Nelsonville, which dates to back to 1855, or Beth Israel Synagogue in Stevens Point, established in 1905. Other places to check out: Plover's Heritage Park that explores Portage County’s history with restored buildings from the past and Historic Firehouse No. 2, which preserves the firefighting history of Stevens Point.
The Stevens Point Area is also home to some great antique stores. Start at Antiquity Acres in Amherst, where you'll find a variety of antiques, gift items, garden needs, handmade items and more. In Stevens Point, Call it New/Call it Antique is a three-story building packed with vintage and antique items. Another must-visit shop is Stevens Point's Antique Up, featuring more than 100 booths and vendors. You'll find antique toys, beer memorabilia, classic automobile collectibles and much more.
Explore more shops worth a stop in the Stevens Point Area, or check out this shopping guide to find the perfect gift. Show us what you find by using #StevensPointArea on Instagram or tagging us @StevensPointArea.