Whitewater


From about age two to four, my family lived in a town called Whitewater, Wisconsin, where my dad taught at the University of Wisconsin there. My mom couldn’t remember our address, but as we had decided to head north from Illinois, I thought it would be fun to take a brief detour into the town. We found Frosty’s there, and had some frozen custard.

Here is the sign at the main entrance to the campus there:

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2 responses to “Whitewater”

  1. Forward, Wisconsin! Or is it “forwarned, Wisconson”? I can never remember.

    I assume you won’t get near Fort Atkinson, but that’s where I’m from.

    • Didn’t see any signs for Fort Atkinson, though the name sounds vaguely familiar, like something my folks might have mentioned long, long ago.