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Wickhem Residence

Wickhem Residence | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
View of the Michael Wickhem residence.
View of the Michael Wickhem residence.
Image ID:37669
Creation Date: 1920
Creator Name:Unknown
Collection Name:Place File*
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PF Waterloo.1
Original Dimensions:9.75 x 7.25 inches
Located on Sullivan Rd in Waterloo. The home was built by John Wickhem (1817-1892)in the mid-late 1800's. Michael Wickhem (1853-1836), one of his sons, stayed on the farm until he died of heat exhaustion on the hottest recorded day in Wisconsin history 7/13/1936. Another son raised on the farm, James George Wickhem (1857-1912) was the father of Supreme Court Justice John D Wickhem (1888-1949).
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