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201 CASCADE ST

Architecture and History Inventory
201 CASCADE ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:Geiger Building - Old Polk County Courthouse
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Reference Number:21518
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):201 CASCADE ST
County:Polk
City:Osceola
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1875
Additions: 1877 1880
Survey Date:1977
Historic Use:tavern/bar
Architectural Style:Commercial Vernacular
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Wall Material:Limestone
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Demolished?:No
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DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Geiger Building--Old Polk County Courthouse
National Register Listing Date:12/2/1985 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:1/1/1989 12:00:00 AM
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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 State Historical Society, Division of Historic Preservation. PEAKED ARCH MOULDED LINTELS. EXPOSED REAR FOUNDATION. FIRST SANDSTONE BLDG ON OSCEOLA'S MAIN ST. CAST IRON STOREFRONT W/RECESSED ENTRY. ORIGINALLY BUILT AS A SALOON BY GEIGER, A GERMAN IMMIGRANT. BLDG. USED AS JAIL, SHERIFF & JUDGE QUARTERS UNTIL 1899.
Bibliographic References:NEILL, REV. EDWARD D. "HISTORY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY & THE ST. CROIX VALLEY" (MINNEAPOLIS: NORTH STAR PUBLISHING CO. 1881). Take a Walk on Main Street: Historic Walking Tours in Wisconsin's Main Street Communities, Wisconsin Main Street Program, 1998.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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