Schlegelmilch Daniel Historic Home (1871)

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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 1991 by City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission
Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin

The marker is located on westbound East Lake Street, at its intersection with northbound South Farwell Street, on the East Lake Street Side of the house; the address of the property is 517 South Farwell Street, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701.

Marker Inscription:
Historic Home
The first brick house built in Eau Claire in 1871 by Herman Schlegelmilch. He was a gunsmith and had a shop on Barstow Street.
Approved April Twenty-Two
Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-One
NOTE: This property was donated to the Chippewa Valley Museum in 1977 by a Schlegelmilch descendant and is open for tours and other special programs / classes.


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