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MADISON ST (SHALER PARK)

Architecture and History Inventory
MADISON ST (SHALER PARK) | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:"End of the Trail" sculpture
Other Name:"End of the Trail" sculpture
Contributing:
Reference Number:16156
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):MADISON ST (SHALER PARK)
County:Fond du Lac
City:Waupun
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1929
Additions:
Survey Date:1973
Historic Use:
Architectural Style:NA (unknown or not a building)
Structural System:
Wall Material:Metal
Architect:JAMES EARLE FRASER
Other Buildings On Site:
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: End of the Trail
National Register Listing Date:8/29/1980 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:1/1/1989 12:00:00 AM
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NOTES
Additional Information:Photo codes: SOS! 1/13-15

See SOS! files at National Museum of American Art in Washington, D.C. for more 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. THIS SCULPTURE BECAME WORLD-FAMOUS WHEN EXHIBITED AS A PLASTERMODEL AT THE PANAMA-PACIFIC EXPOSITION IN 1915. CLARENCE SHALER WAS SO IMPRESSED BY THE WORK THAT HE LATER COMMISSIONED THE ARTIST TOCAST IT IN BRONZE AS A GIFT TO THE CITY OF WAUPUN.
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RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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