Come Together - Downtown Fond du Lac

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Doing Business in Downtown Fond du Lac

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About the Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership

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Downtown Map

Downtown Fond du Lac Historic Walking Tour

Welcome to Downtown Fond du Lac! The City of Fond du Lac was nicknamed "Fountain City" for its many artesian wells. The first fountain erupted in 1849 when water was struck 85 feet below the surface at the corner of Main Street and Western Avenue. While the artesian wells are no longer evident, there are still many sights to see in the downtown. Take some time to enjoy the rich history of the downtown through the buildings and architecture. Learn some interesting facts and tidbits about the people and places that made Fond du Lac the city it is today. As you tour the downtown make sure you take a moment to enjoy the people and businesses along the way - they are making tomorrow's history today!