Church - Winton - Martin House

Photographed December 11, 2014
Erected 2003 by New Berlin Historical Society
New Berlin, Waukesha County, Wisconsin
42.943538,-88.160725
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CHURCH-WINTON-MARTIN HOUSE
This house was moved here from its original site at 19485 W. National Ave. in 2001. It was designated and built by Yankee pioneer Daniel Church with Greek Revival architecture in 1845, where Daniel operated a small general store. He was Prospect Hill's first postmaster. Daniel and Isabel Lindsey Church and their four sons were active in the newly organized Freewill Baptist congregation and their son Quincy designed and built the Greek Revival Church across the street (1859), now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

In 1866 Theodore S. Winton bought Church's holdings and was appointed the next Postmaster, "T.W." and Emily Tillson Winton also became community leaders. Son Louis S. carried on his father's business, with a new store and community hall across from the church. Daughter Theodora became the noted suffragist.

In 1936 Royal and Viola Martin bought the property. Royal operated a machinery dealership and was elected the first alderman for the Prospect Hill area when New Berlin incorporated as a city in 1959 In December 2001 their son Allen and wife Ethel presented his old home to the Society to be moved to this Historical Park.
NOTE: This marker was transcribed exactly as written, without making corrections to errors in punctuation, grammar, and syntax.

The house and marker are located at New Berlin Historical Park on eastbound West National Avenue / County Road ES, just west of its intersection with West Batton Road, New Berlin, Wisconsin 53146.

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The house is visible to the right of the windmill.


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