Bryon A. Buffington Home (1890)

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The City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission has erected a number of "Historic Building" markers. These are small, silver metal markers a top a brown wooded 2x4 post, mounted on a wooden backing that is covered with a wooden "roof", and are part of a comprehensive Historic Preservation Plan to "preserve and enhance the cultural and historic resources within the City of Eau Claire." The markers are placed in front of the significant building / site.  Click here for an example of the marker and its placement.

Marker Location:

Erected 1983 by City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission
Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
44° 47.989′ N, 91° 29.707′ W.

The marker is located on southbound State Street, at its intersection with Lincoln Avenue, at 1500 State Street, Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Marker Inscription:
 
Historic Home
Bryan A. Buffington built this Queen Anne house in 1890. Buffington, a prominent lumberman and business leader, served the city as an alderman and mayor and was also elected to the Wisconsin General Assembly. Upon the death of Bryan's wife, Fannie, the house was donated to the Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire.
Designated April Twentieth
Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Three
 

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