William Christian Reinhard House (c. 1900)

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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 eastbound West Grand Avenue, east of its intersection with 5th Avenue, at 459 West Grand Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54703.

Marker Inscription:

Historic Home
This Queen Anne home was built by William Christian Reinhard, Circa 1873. Reinhard immigrated to the U.S. from Germany in 1841 and worked as an architect and builder. He was also a state assembly man, and an accomplished artist and musician. He died in 1887, but Reinhard family ownership of the home continued until 1968.
Designated February Fourth
Nineteen Hundred and Ninety-One

Eau Claire Landmark Commission: William Christian Reinhard House

Find A Grave: William Christian Reinhard
Includes a photo of William Christian Reinhard

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