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1847 - 2022

Celebrating Stoughton's 175th Birthday!

Community events and


Walking Tours

Grab your phone and walk the trail! Read the coordinating narrative at each address.

Walking Tour Map

Stoughton Stories

Revisit the tales of Stoughton's past, by those who lived them.



Catch these unique events throughout the year to celebrate Stoughton's 175th birthday.

List of Events

Stoughton Cider

Learn more of the orchard, farmers, and how these heirloom apples became to be one of your favorite new ciders

Luke's 175 now available at Mershon's Cidery

Historical Stoughton

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Luke Stoughton Family

The man who founded the little village of Stoughton was born in Vermont in 1799 and was a mechanic by trade. More about Luke

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Per Lysne

The revival of rosemaling in the Norwegian-American community is often credited to Per Lysne. More about Per.

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T.G. Mandt 

Targe G. Mandt's family came to America from Telemarken, Norway in 1848 when he was just 2 1/2 years old. More About TG

Support Stoughton's Celebration

DOnate Today!

Donations will cover expenses with the year-long celebration as well as build into permanent walking tour features for Stoughton to enjoy for the future. Celebration efforts are a collaboration between the Stoughton Historical Society, City of Stoughton, and Stoughton Chamber of Commerce.

  • Celebration Ambassador ($1,000+)  Recognition on the Celebration website; story features; link to your company or group’s website from Celebration website; Facebook post; recognition on all Celebration and Permanent Walking Tour materials.
  • Stoughton Supporter ($500-$999) Recognition on the Celebration website; Facebook post; recognition on all Celebration and Permanent Walking Tour materials.
  • Stoughton Neighbor ($250-$499) Recognition the Celebration website; recognition on all Celebration and 2022 Walking Tour printed materials; and Facebook post
  • Stoughton Friend ($100-$249) Recognition on Celebration website and Facebook post 
  • In-Kind Donations (value of $100+) Donated goods or services with a value of $100 or more; Recognition on the Celebration website.

Download the donation flyerChecks made payable to: Stoughton Chamber of Commerce. Include in memo line “175 Celebration”

Mail to: 532 E Main St, Stoughton, WI 53589

Thank you

Sponsors and Donors