Signs Seen

Sign in Wisconsin: arrows pointing to town park, public library, town hall, Catholic church, clinic
LaPointe, Wisconsin

Outside the large urban/suburban/exurban centers of America, the language of the land takes on different slants, depending on where you are. Accents, colloquialisms, cadence, and customary vocabulary vary by region. So does the language of road signs. Here are some legends from signs seen recently in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.

  • While-A-Way Tavern
  • Lost Lake Lodge
  • Watter’s Edge
  • Freud’s Bar & Grill
  • Kafka’s Kottages
  • Jung’s Resort
  • Kratnak’s Pine Lodge
  • The Eagle’s Nest
  • Trout River Cranberry Co.
  • Sleight Wildwood
  • Friar’s Tuck-a-Way B&B
  • Mecca Trails
  • Pea Patch Motel
  • FryDay’s Resort
  • Thirty-point Tap
  • Trail’s End