Project Prepper, Part 7: Why Wisconsin?

By the time I started this blog back in November 2010, I already had a pretty good idea I’d eventually be leaving the city of Chicago to reside someplace else. And every once in a while, I’d query the “best places” to live in America- should TSHTF or not. While the area of southeastern Wisconsin I’m looking at moving to in a few years is probably not “ideal” (even less so the suburbs of Chicago) from a prepper’s perspective, practitioners of modern survivalism would probably see more positives than negatives with the location. Keeping in mind that not only do I envision a certain lifestyle for myself down the road, but I also think I have a pretty good idea of what will be required to “survive and prosper” in America in the coming years, this part of the Midwest really appears to be a nice fit not only for me but my girlfriend as well. Here’s hoping it is.

Truth be told, while I really should be focusing on finding and eventually nailing down a suburban residence in my remaining four months in the “Windy City,” I can’t help but check out properties north of the Illinois state line every once in a while to see what’s out there. Some nice 5-acre properties are available at what seem to be very reasonable prices.

If only my girlfriend and I could win the lottery. I mean, if only we could win the lottery sooner rather than later.

Check back Friday when I share a nice resource I came across recently while verifying the “Badger State” is the place to be for me.

By Christopher E. Hill, Editor
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Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 Housing, Preparedness, Project Prepper, Shelter

3 Comments to Project Prepper, Part 7: Why Wisconsin?

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  2. Project Prepper: Why Wisconsin? | _ on February 2nd, 2013
  3. Moved up from Chicago 10 years ago to Lake Geneva area, best thing I ever did. Good luck on getting out, well worth it.

  4. K on February 3rd, 2013
  5. Thanks for the comment and well wishes K. I hope I have the same experience as you. I’ve heard and read lots of good things about living in Walworth County.

  6. Editor on February 4th, 2013

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