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Columbus, Wisconsin
At the crossroads of
history and romance!


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Bespoke Accommodations


Your timeless romance in this 
historic setting.

Begin your timeless romance in the splendor of elegance and history – at the Governor Lewis Mansion in Columbus, Wisconsin.

Just twenty minutes Northeast of Madison and only one hour from Milwaukee, your wedding at the Mansion will redefine “destination weddings.” The convenient location is only part of this magical mansion’s timeless appeal.

Located in the quaint city of Columbus, Wisconsin, you can explore the place where romance lives on. The setting is perfect for any size celebration you can dream of. In addition to the lovingly restored, 18-room Mansion, the grounds are perfect for larger outdoor affairs.

Somewhere in time, innocence and romance still live on - and you can now live the romance of the 1850’s in the Camelot of Wisconsin and experience the place where great love stories start.

(844) 990-7999
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Airbnb: The Governor Lewis Mansion


You see, “The Mansion” really is “True love’s destination!”

Where else can you have your wedding photo taken under “The Kissing Trellis” on the path of the glorious perennial garden?


Shoot photos of your wedding party and family in front of the legendary, ivy-covered stone barn.



Since 1854, this sophisticated, Italianate style Mansion has been home to prestigious events for people who desire a signature style.


The original home of James Taylor Lewis, 9th Governor of Wisconsin, The Governor Lewis Mansion holds a place on the Wisconsin and the National Historical Registry. 




Renovated in detail to its original splendor, The Governor Lewis Mansion is open for:

  • Weddings

  • Anniversaries

  • RenewingWedding Vows

  • Bar mitzvahs and Bat mitzvahs

  • Retreats

  • Business Meetings

  • Charitable Events

  • Galas and Celebrations

  • Baby Showers 

  • Reveal Parties

  • Family Reunions

  • Holiday gatherings - Christmas, Thanksgiving, Birthdays

  • Photo Shoots

  • FilmMovie Site Location

  • Historic Tours 

  • Fundraisers

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The historic Governor Lewis Mansion is set on 1.7 beautifully manicured acres and holds many secrets and stories.


Just down the street, many key scenes of the 2009 Johnny Depp/Christian Bale movie, Public Enemies were filmed because of the area’s peerless, historic preservation of a bygone era.

Your love story is as unique as you are. This is your chance to make it historic.

Meet your romantic destiny – celebrate your wedding at The Mansion.

Public Enemies movie made in Columbus 2009

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