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Address: 440 N Shore Dr, Fountain City, WI 54629-8242
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Wacky and freaky- Not once but twice

Volunteer donations for this quirky attraction. . This place could be made better- more and updated information about the two events taking place involving huge rocks..

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan R
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West Saint Paul, Minnesota
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West Saint Paul, Minnesota
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Volunteer donations for this quirky attraction. . This place could be made better- more and updated information about the two events taking place involving huge rocks..

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Thank Susan R
New York City, New York
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5,448 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 744 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's definitely a unique sight if you're in the Winona area. just across the bridge into Wisconsin, you can see this rock that's still sitting right where it rolled down into the house.

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Thank Bernardo F
Fountain City, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This place has very little to see, however, it has something that you don't see very often! A huge boulder dislodged from the bluff above this residence and rolled down hill and crashed into the house. This happened at least 20 years ago and it has not been kept up. It will only take a few minutes to stop and... More 

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Thank tine_beck
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Not much to see here, but wow! That is one huge rock that fell down the bluff and into the bedroom. Quick stop, good "leg stretcher" place to stop when you need to break up a journey. Donation jar inside and the owner may or may not be there. Lots of photos and newspaper articles on display inside. It really... More 

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Thank Candace R
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

It is worth a look. It makes you think about living under a bluff! The house has been left the way it was; with that big rock stuck in it.

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Thank cuTRis
Denver, CO
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100 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The front door is unlocked and donations are on the honor system - you really have to love the Midwest! If you happen to be driving along the Mississippi, stop by and check this out. It's exactly as the name describes it - a rock in the house. It's a quick stop and a fun photo opportunity.

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Thank HMDenver
Escanaba
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121 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Odd place as the house itself looks the same I'm sure that it did the day that the rock rolled into it 21 years ago, so it wasn't much then, and I'm sure the $2.00 they get per visitor won't go far in updating it, tho it could use a little cleaning. The old pictures are interesting, too bad one... More 

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Thank Brian S
Des Plaines, Illinois
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

the family was looking for some interesting sites while we were on vacation. This location was on a packet in the hotel lobby. We took off to see it. It is easy to get to a little walking up hill but not bad. The story goes the wife was cooking in the kitchen when she heard a loud crash and... More 

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Thank Jim O
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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208 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Been driving by this for years and continually wonder what keeps is going. This is a neat attraction though and I recommend checking it out, it is very inexpensive and only takes a few minutes.

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Thank Nathan R
Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Don't hesitate to stop here. Doesn't look like much from the road,but, a fun little stop if you're in the area.

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