Swift-Wing Home (1883)

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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 1980 by City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission
Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
44.802908,-91.492821

The marker is located on northwest Graham Avenue, between Gilbert Avenue (to the south) and Washington Street (to the north), at 1233 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701.

Marker Inscription:

SWIFT-WING HOME
1233 GRAHAM AVENUE
 
Historic Building
Built in 1883 by Elijah Swift as a private kindergarten, then used as the Hardy School for Young Ladies and Children from 1887-1890.
Designated July Thirty-One
Nineteen Hundred and Eighty

City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission: Elijah Swift House
 

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