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Aug 11, 2002 - Kohler, Wi.
We were then off to the town of Kohler -- as in plumbing fixtures. There is ample evidence that the Kohler family has great influence in this whole area. Around the turn of the century, Kohler bought a large tract of land 3 miles from Sheboygan and moved his factory there. As workers houses started building up willy-nilly, he decided that the area needed some master planning to keep a nice community feel to the area. He hired a planner from the east, and Kohler became one of the first master planned cities in the country. It still has a...Jump to full entry