Norwalk, Wisconsin: Black Squirrel Capital

Norwalk claims to be the "Black Squirrel Capital" of an undefined area, and anchors the claim with a hand-painted sign in its tiny town park.
Railroad St., Norwalk, WI
The sign identifying Norwalk as "Black Squirrel Capital" -- complete with a large drawing of a black squirrel -- is on the south side of Railroad St. at the east edge of town, in a little park along the old railroad bed (now a state trail).
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Black Squirrel Capital

Check us out! We are the Black Squirrel Capital.

[L Hansen, 07/22/2001]

Norwalk tactfully -- or cryptically -- doesn't say what it is Black Squirrel Capital of. The state? The nation? The world?

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