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308-312 N FRANKLIN ST

Architecture and History Inventory
308-312 N FRANKLIN ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:WISCONSIN HOUSE HOTEL
Other Name:THE HEALTH PORT NATURE MARKET
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:13520
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):308-312 N FRANKLIN ST
County:Ozaukee
City:Port Washington
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1855
Additions: 1926
Survey Date:1975
Historic Use:hotel/motel
Architectural Style:Italianate
Structural System:
Wall Material:Cream Brick
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Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Port Washington Downtown Historic District
National Register Listing Date:9/8/2000 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:7/14/2000 12:00:00 AM
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NOTES
Additional Information:Two 'site files' (Port Washington Downtown Historic District & Wisconsin House Hotel) exist for this property. They contain additional information such as correspondence, newspaper clippings, or historical information. They are public records and may be viewed in person at the State Historical Society, Division of Historic Preservation.

ROUND ARCHED WINDOWS IN 2 STORY ROUND ARCH RECESSES STILTED SILLS SEGMENTAL ARCH SIDE WINDOWS ALTERED 1ST FLR FRONT BUILT ON FOUNDATION OF 1845 "UNITED STATES HOTEL." THE ONE-STORY WING ON THE SOUTH SIDE WAS BUILT IN 1926 AND REPLACED AN EARLIER WING OF MUCH THE SAME SIZE.
Bibliographic References:Port Washington Tax Rolls, 1848-1998. ZIMMERMANN, RUSSELL "THE HERITAGE GUIDEBOOK" (HERITAGE BANKS 1976), PG. 219.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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