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1247 MAIN ST

Architecture and History Inventory
1247 MAIN ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:William and Eliza Hunt House
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:11108
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):1247 MAIN ST
County:Racine
City:Racine
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Unincorporated Community:
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1842
Additions:
Survey Date:1975
Historic Use:house
Architectural Style:Greek Revival
Structural System:Balloon Frame
Wall Material:Clapboard
Architect:
Other Buildings On Site:
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Southside Historic District
National Register Listing Date:10/18/1977 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:1/1/1989 12:00:00 AM
National Register Multiple Property Name:
NOTES
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 Wisconsin Historical Society, Division of Historic Preservation. IONIC COLUMNS SUPPORTING PEDIMENT IN PORTICO. ORIGINALLY STOOD ON THE CORNER OF 9TH AND MAIN; MOVED TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF 9TH AND LAKE; AROUND 1911 MOVED TO CURRENT LOCATION. HABS-WI-28-1.

It stood originally on the southeast corner of Ninth and Main. Sold to Henry and Lily Mitchell in 1883. The Mitchells moved this house to the rear of their lot--to the southwest corner of Ninth and Lake. About 1911 it was finally moved to its present location.
Bibliographic References:ADDITIONAL COMMENT CONCERNING LOCATION FOUND IN "SOUTHSIDE HISTORIC DISTRICT WALKING TOUR GUIDE." Tour of Historic Places guide book, 2002.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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