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W5539 and W5565 County Rd MM

Architecture and History Inventory
W5539 and W5565 County Rd MM | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:OEHLER FAMILY ROOT CELLAR - Oehler Mill Complex
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:219501
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):W5539 and W5565 County Rd MM
County:La Crosse
City:
Township/Village:Shelby
Unincorporated Community:
Town:15
Range:7
Direction:W
Section:26
Quarter Section:NW
Quarter/Quarter Section:NE
PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1876
Additions:
Survey Date:2011
Historic Use:root cellar
Architectural Style:NA (unknown or not a building)
Structural System:
Wall Material:Sandstone
Architect:
Other Buildings On Site:
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Oehler Mill Complex
National Register Listing Date:5/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:2/17/2012 12:00:00 AM
National Register Multiple Property Name:
NOTES
Additional Information:A 'site file' (Oehler Mill Complex) 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-Public History.

THIS CELLAR HAS THREE ROOMS AND IT WAS CARVED BY HAND OUT OF THE SANDSTONE BLUFF ACROSS THE HIGHWAY FROM THE VALENTINE OEHLER HOUSE. A SMALL WINDOW SET INTO THE HILLSIDE ADMITS LIGHT TO ONE OF ITS ROOMS.
Bibliographic References:DATE INSCRIBED ON AN INTERIOR WALL.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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