Frame Park Hobo Spring

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1150 Frame Park Dr., Waukesha, WI 53186
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2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Hobo Spring is one of the oldest features in Frame Park. This small spring was named for “hobos” who camped around it before it was improved in the late 19th Century. There was a second spring in Frame Park called Orchard Spring, located near the current Formal Gardens. A century ago, Waukesha was known as “Spring City” because of its many springs. Several of the city parks have features or “treasures” relating back to the Springs era.

Tour Information:

Participants have a unique opportunity to create a watercolor crayon drawing of the Frame Park Hobo Spring. Beginner level instruction will be led by a volunteer instructor with years of experience in working and helping others with water media.
**Pre-registration required**

Inclement weather location – Schuetze Recreation Center call info line for updates 262-522-9356


This event is recommended for ages 12 or older.

Photography and Filming Permissions:

During this event, photography and filming are allowed.


This location is accessible.

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