Civic Park

Photographed November 8, 2014
Erected by New Holstein Civil Society
New Holstein, Calumet County, Wisconsin

This wooded site of 4.77 acres was purchased from Rudolph Puchner in 1915 for $2,500.00 by an organization of 12 women called the New Holstein Civic Society. Their purpose was to improve and beautify the city. Through diligent work and numerous fund-raising projects the cost was paid in full in 1921. The property was deeded to the city in 1941 for the benefit and pleasure of the public.
New Holstein Civic Society
1914 - 1989

The marker is located at Civic Park on westbound Park Avenue, at its intersection with northbound Washington Street, New Holstein, Wisconsin 53061.

According to The Inflation Calculator, what cost $2,500 in 1915 would cost $56,743.77 in 2013.

The marker is tucked amongst arborvitaes, but easy to see from the roadway.

The maker is about 100 feet west of this sign on Park Avenue.

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