Sparta, Wis.--The Highest Point....
The Tribune Vacation Guide, June 14, 1903, p. 35.
One of a variety of claims to be the highest point in Wisconsin.
- Bookwood Historical Collection, Star Lake
SPARTA, WIS..--The highest point in the state, famed for the purity of its atmosphere and the curative properties of its waters. The scenery of the surrounding country is pleasing, and there is fishing in the streams, brook trout being caught. Sparta is a charming summering place, 255 miles from Chicago. The round trip rate is $12.20. Hotel accommodations vary in cost from $5 to $10 a week.