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1525 Carmel Road

Architecture and History Inventory
1525 Carmel Road | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:HOLY HILL MONASTARY
Other Name:HOLY HILL
Contributing:
Reference Number:13846
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):1525 Carmel Road
County:Washington
City:
Township/Village:Erin
Unincorporated Community:
Town:9
Range:18
Direction:E
Section:14
Quarter Section:NE
Quarter/Quarter Section:SW
PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1931
Additions:
Survey Date:1977
Historic Use:monastery, convent, religious retreat
Architectural Style:Romanesque Revival
Structural System:
Wall Material:Brick
Architect:HERMAN GAUL
Other Buildings On Site:
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Holy Hill
National Register Listing Date:3/12/1992 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:1/31/1992 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. PAIR OF 192 FT. STEEPLES FLANK ROUND ARCHED ENTRANCE. CORBELLED CORNICE. CATHOLIC SHRINE OF DISCALCED CARMELITE FATHERS. 15 FT. WOODEN CROSS ERECTED ON SUMMIT IN 1858 BY FATHER HASELBAUER. LOG CHURCH ERECTED IN 1863 FOLLOWED BY BRICK GOTHIC CHURCH CA 1885.
Bibliographic References:ZIMMERMANN, RUSSELL, "THE HERITAGE GUIDEBOOK", (HERITAGE BANKS 1976). HARTFORD TIMES-PRESS 8/17/1995. Wisconsin State Journal 4/4/1999. Washington County History and Driving Tour presented by the Washington County Landmarks Commission, 1999. Hartford Times Press 3/15/2001.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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