Waupun is home to the 2nd oldest library assoc. in Wisconsin - Waupun Free Public Library opened in 1905. Once you step inside, you can choose your own adventure! The main floor features indigenous artifacts dating back thousands of years, relics from Waupun's early history, including the Ho-Chunk Nation, occupants of European descent, development of the education system in Waupun, and the story of Clarence Shaler and Waupun's many beautiful sculptures. The garden level features two main rooms. First, the Business & Industry room details the development of commerce in the Waupun area. It highlights Waupun's significant contributions to state & national economies, such as Johnson's Photography Studio and the Wisconsin State Prison. The second room is the Military Memorial room, paying respect to those who served their country from Waupun and the surrounding region.