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Anne Hathaway Cottage  |  Green Lake, Wisconsin
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Green Lake, Wisconsin

Green Lake is located in South Central Wisconsin on Wisconsin's deepest inland lake. We are 180 miles north of Chicago, 250 miles southeast of Minneapolis, 75 miles southwest of Green Bay, 45 miles southwest of the Fox Cities, 80 miles northwest of Milwaukee and 70 miles northeast of Madison. Climate Green Lake offers a four seasons way of life-white winters, green springs and summers and colorful Autumns.

Green Lake County in central Wisconsin is one of the smallest counties in the state. It was formed in 1856 from Marquette County and contains Wisconsin's deepest lake, Green Lake. The county seat is the city of Green Lake. The largest city in Green Lake County is Berlin. Other cities and villages include Kingston, Markesan, Marquette, and Princeton. Surrounding counties include Columbia, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Marquette, Waushara, and Winnebago. Anne Hathaway Cottage is located off of Highway 23 within the American Baptist Conference grounds. This gated community makes a safe refuge for travelors wanting seclusion and beauty. Anne Hathaway Cottage has a 150 foot lake front view with a private pier. This unique vacation rental, Anne Hathaway Cottage is the most photographed home on big Green Lake due to it's unique style and history.

In Green Lake Country the dew stays on the grass a bit longer. Folks linger over lunch a tad longer. Sunsets last a little further into the evening. And we wouldn't have it any other way. Folks can be a lot friendlier when they're not in a hurry.

Off The Beaten Path. Green Lake Country is what it is today because we are a little off the beaten path. We've managed to retain the history, charm, beauty and friendly atmosphere that makes us so different from other resort areas. Unspoiled and natural, our rich, rolling hillsides; deep, silent woods; and sparkling lakes and streams are as inviting and tranquil now as they were when the first explorers passed this way. There isn't a better setting for a romantic and restful getaway.

Outdoor Activities
If you yearn for outdoor activity, you'll find no shortage of it in Green Lake Country. You can play three different championship golf courses, a total of 99-holes worth. Swim, fish, boat or even scuba dive in Big Green lake, the deepest and cleanest spring-fed lake in Wisconsin, or in any of the surrounding lakes, ponds and rivers. The area is also home to some of the best hunting in the Midwest on almost 15,000 acres of public hunting land. Bicycle and hike through the countryside.

Parks
In addition to six county parks, most of the cities and villages have one or more parks with baseball diamonds, picnic areas, playgrounds, shelters and restrooms. Some have swimming available.

Winter Activities
There is no shortage of activities in Green Lake Country even during winter. Stroll though winter festivals that set the local communities sparkling. Some lakes become communities in their own right when frozen, covered with ice boats, ice skaters, sleighs and ice-fishing shanties. Or you can explore the 155 kilometers of winter trails on snowmobiles, crosscountry skis or snowshoes.

Shopping, Antiques, Flee Markets
We sincerely doubt anyone could ever tire of outdoor activites; but should you want a change of pace, there are incredible opportunities in Green Lake Country. All the towns are quite historic and boast some of the most beautiful Victorian mansions in the Midwest, especially Berlin, Markesan and Ripon. For the shoppers among our visitors, Green Lake Country abounds in antiques (the single reason many people visit the area), art galleries, crafts, homespuns, fur and leather garments, one-of-a-kind shops, and offers Wisconsin's largest weekly outdoor flea market in Princeton, good by itself for days of browsing. The area is also dotted with fine restaurants, pubs, ice cream shops, bakeries, cookie and jam and jelly outlets and more; so if your vacation pleasures tend to be the epicurean kind, you'll be quite "satisfied" in Green Lake Country.

Fishing
Big Green Lake is listed as a 'quality fishing opportunities' lake. This means Big Green Lake is managed for quality fishing. Given water productivity, fish growth potential, and higher minimum length regulations, fish inhabiting these waters should attain greater sizes. Anglers fishing these waters will have a better chance of catching a 'quality' fish. OPEN WATER FISHING FAVORITES: Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Northern, White Bass, Walleye, Lake Trout and Muskellunge. ICE FISHING FAVORITES: Perch, Bluegill, Walleye, Northern, Lake Trout

On Big Green Lake, 'hook and line' fishing is open all year for all fish species except muskellunge, trout and threatened or endangered fish. Motor trolling is permitted. Lake Trout season opens the 1st Saturday in January and runs through the end of September. Lake trout must be 17 inches long. Daily bag limit is 2 per person. All other trout have size limit of 14 inches and daily bag limit of 3 per person. (Inland Trout Stamp required for Big Green Lake). Muskellunge season starts the 1st Saturday in May and runs until November 30. Minimum length is 40 inches and daily limit is 1 per person.

Historical Sites
The "Little Depot" in Green Lake - You will be delighted the next time you visit Green Lake if you take the time to stop in at the "Little Depo" Historical Museum, located downtown near the falls. If you visit the "Little Depot" during the Green Lake Art Fair, you can indulge in an ice cream and lemonade social, hosted by members of the Historical Society. The "Little Depot" was build in 1872 for the village of Dartford (Green Lake's original name). As the community grew, so did train travel, and soon up to six trains stopped daily. In 1976, the new owner of the grounds that the "Little Depot" occupied donated the building to the Dartford Historical Society, and it was dedicated as a museum on July 4, 1976. The museum houses irreplaceable artifacts, collections, pictures, rare paintings and documents, and is open daily from Memorial Dat through Labor Day, and by special appointment. The headquarters of the Dartford Historical Society is located in the former Caestecker Library building on the corner of Mill and South Streets. The building serves as an archives, reference center, and exhibit area. You may reach the Society at (920) 294-6194 for more information or an appointment.

Summer Concerts
Wednesday evenings in July and August. This free concert series can be enjoyed in Deacon Mills Park. Call the Green Lake Chamber of Commerce at 800-253-7354 for information.

Winter Activities
Now in its 23rd season, the festival sponsors a series of summer concerts in the area & nearby Fox River Valley. For information call (920)748-9398 or (800) 662-7097.

Flee Market
Every Saturday from April 27 through October 19 in the City Park on Hwy 73/23. One of the largest flea markets in the state, it boasts booths filled with THOUSANDS of new, used, antique, collectible & craft items along with plants, spices, produce and plenty of great things to eat. Admission and parking are free. Come early for the best bargains--a great way to spend the day! -Call the Princeton Chamber of Commerce at 920-295-3877 for information.