Winton-Sprengel Carriage House / Barn

Photographed December 11, 2014
Erected 2003 by New Berlin Historical Society
New Berlin, Waukesha County, Wisconsin
42.943538,-88.160725
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WINTON-SPRENGEL CARRIAGE HOUSE/BARN
Original companion building to the park's Winton-Sprengel House, it was built for merchant Louis S. Winton to store his supplies and road vehicles and stable his horses (188401922).

Then it became the Paul Sprengel family's busy truck operation with a cow stable and chicken house at the back and greenhouse and terraced hotbeds on the south slope.

It was sold (1970) to the City of New Berlin with its house and land for historical activities, and now houses a series of mini museums.

In the carriage area is the Swartz Corfalfa Farm collection of horse drawn vehicles and other farm artifacts. In the former horse stable is a recreated general store furnished with basic nearby Elger Store artifacts; and down in the down stable are 3 mini replicas of a harness ship, a local post office and cooper shop for one which New Berlin once was noted. Note the narrow concrete walk from house to barn. "Father didn't expect to meet anyone at 6 a.m. when he went to feed his horses," said Colonel Arthur V. Winton decades later.
The building 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 building and marker are located at New Berlin Historical Park.

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