Manawa, Wisconsin: Unionville Village: Private Town

Larry Werth took unwanted buildings from the local near-ghost town of Symco and made his own private village: school, church, post office, gas station, etc. Hosts big custom car and tractor festivals every summer.

Address:
Riske Rd, Manawa, WI
Directions:
On the south side of Hwy 22, just west of the bridge into Symco, roughly midway between Waupaca and Clintonville.
Hours:
Tours by appointment only (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
920-596-3683
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Private village of Unionville.

Unionville Village: Private Town

We wandered in and happened to find a volunteer on site. The village is mostly focused on threshing festivals, but have operating businesses during events. Website is www.symcoutc.com for more info. Lots of great history stored here.

[Ron Renken, 05/09/2017]

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