When you live in the only place where the earth is black, you have one possible name: Black Earth. The village is 20 miles west of Madison with a population under 1,500.
When you live in the only place where the ...Read More
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Black Earth gained its natural beauty 10,000 years ago. The movement of the glaciers left behind a rich soil, rocky bluffs, meandering valleys and spring-fed creeks.
Black Earth gained its natural beauty 10,000 ...Read More
Black Earth Creek was made a Priority Watershed not long after it was named one of the top 100 trout streams in North America.
Black Earth Creek was made a Priority ...Read More
The village is home to a variety of businesses including the Children's Museum. The museum was once home to the first cooperative in the U.S. The Patrons' Mercantile Co-Op opened April 9, 1894.
The village is home to a variety of businesses ...Read More
Black Earth's iconic shoe store, The Shoe Box, is one of the largest shoe stores in the U.S. Many finish their shopping trip with a stop at Rookies, the sports bar nearby.
Black Earth's iconic shoe store, The Shoe Box, ...Read More
Veteran’s Memorial Park brings the community together in the center of town. During the summer, Concerts in the Park features local bands and local fare for all to enjoy.
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The park is also home to Field Days which celebrates Black Earth's farming tradition with many family-friendly events.
The park is also home to Field Days which ...Read More
Black Earth, along with Cross Plains and Mazomanie, make up the region known as the Gateway to the Driftless.
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Offering an affordable lifestyle, the Gateway to the Driftless prides itself on an abundance of outdoor recreation, a rich natural heritage and a small-town quality of life.
Offering an affordable lifestyle, the Gateway ...Read More
Pleasant Valley Conservancy State Natural Area has some of the Midwest's few remaining oak savannas. The 140-acre preserve is a network of trails with spectacular scenic and wildlife views.
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Rocky bluffs, meandering valleys and spring-fed creeks
A village tucked within nature’s beauty
Trout fishing in Black Earth Creek, biking in the bluffs, the Depot Museum, The Shoe Box
Outdoor enthusiasts looking for new ways to enjoy the land