New Glarus WI

Swiss Heritage prolific in New Glarus, WI

NEW GLARUS, WI – NOV 4, 2015: Swiss heritage is abundant in the small town (Pop 2,172) of New Glarus, Wisconsin from the food to the Swiss inspired buildings that line the streets downtown.

Now a popular tourist attraction due to its small town nuance, New Glarus is known for all of its Swiss-inspired, locally-owned businesses that feature everything Swiss.

Here are just a few of the businesses that continue to promote the Swiss culture on 1st Street: Glarner Stube RestaurantEdelweiss Cheese Shop, Kristi’s RestaurantMaple Leaf Cheese & Chocolate HouseAuthentic Swiss Shop with traditional clothingNew Glarus Swiss Hotel Restaurant.

New Glarus was founded in 1845 by immigrants that traveled from Canton of Glarus in eastern Switzerland.

When entering the town you will notice red banners attached to street poles that read ‘Gruetzi’ which means greetings or hello in the Swiss language.

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Women’s Fashion Boutique, New Glarus, WI

NEW GLARUS, WI – NOV 3, 2015: Brenda’s Blumenladen & Fashion Boutique carries trendy women’s clothing, jewelry, home decor and flowers located on 6th Street in New Glarus, Wisconsin.

The store name, Blumenlade, is German for flower Shop which started out 19 years ago selling silk flowers and small gifts but now carries a variety of merchandise and is marked as one of the more exclusive retail shops in town.

Brenda’s Blumenladen & Fashion Boutique
17 6th Ave, New Glarus, WI 53574
(608) 527-2230

New Glarus WI

Edelweiss Cheese made the old fashion way, New Glarus, WI

NEW GLARUS, WI – NOV 3, 2015: Edelweiss Cheese Shop features authentic Wisconsin and Swiss cheese made the old fashion way located on 1st Street in downtown New Glarus, WI.

Edelweiss Cheese Shop
529 1st St, New Glarus, WI 53574
(608) 636-2155

New Glarus WI

Mosher Insurance use cow for marketing, New Glarus, WI

NEW GLARUS, WI – NOV 2, 2015: Dave Mosher & Associates Insurance, like many of the local businesses, uses life-size cow for marketing in front of their building located on 1st Street in New Glarus, WI.

Dave Mosher & Associates Insurance
513 1st St, New Glarus, WI 53574
(608) 527-215

New Glarus WI

Glarner Stube Restaurant for fine dining in New Glarus, WI

NEW GLARUS, WI – NOV 2, 2015: The Glarner Stube is a fine dining restaurant and bar that features American and Swiss style food in a casual setting located in the heart of downtown New Glarus, WI.

General Manager: Debra Anderegg
The Culinary Team: Gary Westby, Melissa Thompson, Yanet Alba, Edward Marks

Glarner Stube Restaurant
518 1st St, New Glarus, WI 53574
(608) 527-2216