Dean-Griffin House (1885)

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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
44.80614,-91.493914

The marker is located on southbound South Farwell Street, at its intersection with westbound Newton Street, at 920 South Farwell Street, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701.

Marker Inscription:

DEAN-GRIFFIN
HOUSE
 
Historic Building
William Dean built this Queen Anne style house in 1885. Dean was Vice-President of Phoenix Manufacturing. The house was later purchased by Michael Griffin who served as a City Attorney and was elected to the State Senate. Upon Griffin's death in 1899, Griffin's wife Emma, continued to live here until her death in 1923.
Designated January Fourth
Nineteen Hundred and Ninety-Nine
 
City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission: Dean-Griffin House

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