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8152 State Highway 57

Architecture and History Inventory


Historic Name: August Zahn Blacksmith Shop and Residence - House

Other Name: The Blacksmith Inn


Reference Number: 43467


Location (Address): 8152 State Highway 57

County: Door


Township/Village: Baileys Harbor

Unincorporated Community: 

Town: 30

Range: 28

Direction: E

Section: 20

Quarter Section: 

Quarter/Quarter Section: 


Year Built: 1912


Survey Date:1998

Historic Use: house

Architectural Style: Side Gabled

Property Type: Building

Structural System: 

Wall Material: Stovewood


Other Buildings On Site: 1

Demolished?: No

Demolished Date: 


National/State Register Listing Name:  August Zahn Blacksmith Shop and House

National Register Listing Date: 2000-05-05

State Register Listing Date: 1999-10-22

National Register Multiple Property Name: 


Additional Information: A 'site file' exists for this property. It contains additional information such as correspondence, newspaper clippings, or historical information. It is a public record and may be viewed in person at the State Historical Society, Division of Historic Preservation. THE LIVING QUARTERS ABOVE WERE ADDED LATER. HE MARRIED IN 1910 AND 3 KIDS; HE BUILT A NEW WHITE HOUSE FOR HIS FAMILY. AFTER HIS DEATH, WALTER, HIS SON, CONTINUED TO LIVE HERE AND CONTINUED TO LIVE HERE AND BLACKSMITHING IN THE ADJOINING SHOP.

Bibliographic References: STURGEON BAY DOOR COUNTY ADVOCATE 7/21/1995. GREEN BAY PRESS GAZETTE 7/16/1995.


Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation-Public History, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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