The birthplace of the snowmobile is this little Wisconsin town's claim to fame.

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The latest fact I learned is actually really interesting. I can not believe I never knew about it before. After thinking about the information, it totally makes sense. I can now officially add another activity that people from Wisconsin enjoy. The list includes beer, cheese, and the Packers. Now, I will consider snowmobiling part of their hobbies.

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Little Wisconsin Town Is Birthplace To This Popular Winter Activity

I know people in Wisconsin love to go snowmobiling. In fact, many people from Illinois travel up north each weekend during the winter to hit the trails. Honestly, I had no idea that our neighboring state was the birthplace of the snowmobile.

Sayner, Wisconsin Is The Birthplace Of The Snowmobile

According to roadsideamerica.com,

"Sayner is home to a Snowmobile Museum. Along with exhibits of snowmobilia, the Vilas County Historical Society Museum in Sayner displays the original hand-built snowmobile (called a motor toboggan in the early days) completed in 1924 by Carl Eliason. Sayner is "Birthplace of the Snowmobile."

Check out this Facebook post of the very first snowmobile and the creator.

For more information, HERE.

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