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711 E FOREST AVE

Architecture and History Inventory
711 E FOREST AVE | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:Ellis Jennings House
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Reference Number:28697
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):711 E FOREST AVE
County:Winnebago
City:Neenah
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1893
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Survey Date:2004
Historic Use:house
Architectural Style:Queen Anne
Structural System:
Wall Material:Clapboard
Architect:William Waters
Other Buildings On Site:0
Demolished?:No
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DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Jennings, Ellis, House
National Register Listing Date:3/20/1992 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:1/22/1992 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 Wisconsin Historical Society, Division of Historic Preservation-Public History.

Locally designated Neenah landmark.

Altered Queen Anne house with extensive decorative shingles, stained glass, and other decorative features. Veranda has been removed, but was reconstructed in 1985 based on photos and physical evidence. Is one of the most ornate Queen Anne's in the city.

Ellis Jennings was a partner n Wheeler & Jennings, a Neenah Lumber Company.

The house was previously surveyed in 1978 with map code of 6/25 on a DOT Neenah map. The 2004 map code is 156/10a.

This house is also included in the East Forest Avenue Historic District, listed in 2005.
Bibliographic References:A. 1893 Neenah Tax Roll, p.61. B. Bunn's Dir. of Winnebago County, 1900. [/670. East Forest Avenue Historic District - National Register of Historic Places Registration Form, 2005. “East Forest Avenue Historic District Preservation Plan.” April 2012. Neenah Wisconsin Landmarks Commission.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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