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
44.809323,-91.496242

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:
   
SCHLEGELMILCH
McDANIEL
 
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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