This page includes directions to the various places that Shire members hold or have held meetings, work sessions, practices, etc. Corrections are requested, and can be submitted to the webminister.
To Kudrun’s house
3123 Spruce Street in Holmen. Coming north from La Crosse or south from Galesville on Highway 53, take the “Midway” exit (County OT, toward McDonalds). Go west to Highway 35 (stoplights). Turn right and head north one block. There’s a sign indicating Heritage Village. Turn right onto Spruce Street, and follow it 2 blocks. Kudrun’s driveway is at the end of the block. Warning: Google maps takes you to somewhere on Beth Lane. MapQuest is only 1/2 block off. The phone number is 608-519-3326 in case of navigational mishaps.
To Stokke Tower
Stokke Tower (AKA “Bob’s place”) is a high-rise apartment building at 421 South Sixth Street (Sixth and Division Streets) just south of downtown La Crosse. http://www.lacrossehousing.org/e_stokke.htm
To Arrowhead Apartments Clubhouse
The clubhouse does not have a precise street address. The main office for Arrowhead Apartments & Townhomes is 3005 33rd Street South. From that main office, go east on Park Lane Drive up the hill, turn right at the top onto Maple Drive, and follow that to the end and into the parking lot. Park in any spot labeled Visitors or Guests.
You can also enter these coordinates into Google Maps: 43°46’37.2″N, 91°12’23.3″W
To the La Crosse Public Library – Main Branch
From I-90 North or South of La Crosse: Take the Hwy. 53 Exit South (Exit 3 from the South and Exit 3B from the North) into La Crosse. Continue south for approximately 3.5 miles until you reach Main Street. Take a left onto Main Street. Continue on Main Street until you see the library on your right. The address of the library is 800 Main Street. Parking is located at the rear of the library.
From South La Crosse: Take Hwy 61 North into La Crosse. Take a right onto Hwy. 35 (West Avenue). If you pass Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center you have gone too far. Continue north on West Avenue for ~19 blocks until you reach Main Street. Take a left at Main Street. Continue on Main Street until you see the library on your left. The address of the library is 800 Main Street. Parking is located at the rear of the library.
To La Crosse Archery
LaCrosse Archery is in Onalaska at 1212 Oak Forest Drive. They have two ranges – 20 and 30 yards. Some of the target holders eat arrows, so don’t bring your best ones. Though SCA archery requires wooden shafts and feather fletching, we will not be that restrictive, since part of this gathering is to have fun and get together. Gavin or Kudrun can explain basics of SCA archery.
To Myrick Park
From Northwest or West of La Crosse: Take your best route to Highway 53 South into La Crosse. Turn left (east) at La Crosse Street. Myrick Park is on La Crosse Street, on your left as you drive east.
From Northeast of La Crosse: Take your best route to Highway 16 into La Crosse. Highway 16 will dog-leg west and become La Crosse Street. Myrick Park is on La Crosse Street, on your right as you drive west.
From East of La Crosse: Take your best route to Highway 33 into La Crosse. Turn right onto Losey Boulevard and follow it north. Take a left onto La Crosse Street, which is also Highway 16 going west. Myrick Park is on La Crosse Street, on your right as you drive west.
From South La Crosse: Take your best route to Highway 14/16/35 into La Crosse. Turn right onto Losey Boulevard and follow it north. Take a left onto La Crosse Street, which is also Highway 16 going west. Myrick Park is on La Crosse Street, on your right as you drive west.
To Bronislavá’s house
Bronislavá lives at 702 South Losey Boulevard in La Crosse, at the corner of Losey and Winnebago. Google Maps shows you the front door, which is only used by pizza delivery folks. Park on Winnebago and come to the back door. (702 Losey North is a gas station – don’t go there.)
To the Trempealeau County Fairgrounds
From I-90 at La Crosse: Take the Highway 53 exit north. (53 north and 53 south are two different exits). Follow 53 north 20 miles. Turn right on 53 into Galesville. Go through town, and watch the left side of the road for a permanent sign at Park Drive saying “Trempealeau County Fairgrounds”. Follow Park Drive for about a block to the fairgrounds.
From Winona, MN area: Take Highway 54 east to Galesville. Turn left onto 53 and proceed through town, as above.
From I-94 at Black River Falls: Take 54 west. It will join 53. Continue on 53 when it turns north into Galesville, and proceed as above.
From I-94 at Osseo: Take Highway 10 into Osseo. Go one mile. Turn left onto 53. Go 45 miles south to Galesville. Pass the high school, Gordy’s, and the hardware store and watch for the permanent sign saying “Trempealeau County Fairgrounds” on the right (Park Drive).