Kaiser Lumber Company Office (1905)

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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 1999 by City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission
Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
44° 48.098′ N, 91° 31.213′ W

The marker is located on eastbound Menomonie Street, at its intersection with Tenth Avenue, at 1004 Menomonie Street, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54703.

Marker Inscription:

Historic Building
This building which was built in 1905 is the former office of the Kaiser Lumber Company. It is one of the few remaining buildings from Eau Claire's great lumber industry which got its start in the 1860's. Kaiser Lumber Company was formed in 1905 by John Kaiser and employed 350 persons at its peak. It closed in 1939 bringing an end to the Eau Claire lumber industry.
Designated July Sixth
Nineteen Hundred and Ninety-Nine
 

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