I spent my teen years in Racine and the town has changed much in the forty or so years since then. Yet somehow I managed to find my way downtown to the museum on Main and 5th where the museum is located.
Also show cased was a large collection of work by Rosita Johanson. Small framed stitchings of amazing detail and wonderful stories. Awe inspiring trip and well worth the drive up there!
And across the street here is Monument Square. Many a summer day was spent hanging out there. Back in the early 70's if you drove through downtown you would have seen a large group of very colorful hippies sitting on the steps of the monument, leaning on the cannons or lounging in the grass by the cool fountain pools now long gone. It seems like lifetimes ago and yet only yesterday.
Like many small cities along Lake Michigan shores it has seen hard times as factories and shops closed their doors and shuttered windows. Much of the downtown is now vacant storefronts.