Cuba City's Ark

Advertising pieces such as these occasionally appear at local auctions or antique stores, but it is more difficult to find information about this business.


I have heard suggestions that The Ark was an arcade. A 1913-1914 business directory may also provide a clue. Ark Co. is listed as a general store, owned by G. C. Longendyke. Mr. Longendyke arrived in Cuba City in 1895 and owned several different businesses on Main Street.

Polk's Wisconsin State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1913-1914.



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