Tilly's Tavern

Tilly’s Tavern is located on Washington St. in Butte des Morts.

Tillys Tavern

The first building at this location was a hotel built by Thomas Petford. The Petford Hotel was a popular stopover place for stagecoaches in the area. It was later called the Butte des Morts Inn and run by Petford's granddaughter Marjorie Petford.

Frank and Viola "Ma" Tilly later took over the hotel and opened Tilly's Tavern. Eventually their daughter and and son-in-law Alice and Frank Kachur operated Tilly's Tavern. It is the only bar on Lake Butte des Morts between Oshkosh and Winneconne and has a pier for docking boats. It is now called Tilly’s Too and is owned by Tom and Cindy Herbert.

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