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101 E PLEASANT ST

Architecture and History Inventory
101 E PLEASANT ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:MARY AND ARTHUR AMASA PORTER HOUSE
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:3701
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):101 E PLEASANT ST
County:Columbia
City:Portage
Township/Village:
Unincorporated Community:
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1904
Additions:
Survey Date:1992
Historic Use:house
Architectural Style:Queen Anne
Structural System:Balloon Frame
Wall Material:Clapboard
Architect:F.L. LINDSEY
Other Buildings On Site:
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Church Hill Historic District
National Register Listing Date:1/25/1997 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:3/25/1996 12:00:00 AM
National Register Multiple Property Name:
NOTES
Additional Information:PORTER'S REPLACED THE ORIGINAL PORCH WITH AN ENCLOSED PORCH AFTER 1924; THEY LIVED IN THE HOUSE UNTIL 1977. A.A. PORTER WAS THE COLUMBIA COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS, POSTMASTER, AND EDITOR, PUBLISHER OF THE PORTAGE REGISTER DEMOCRAT. STEEP, CLOSED GABLES WITH BRACKETS; RECESSED WINDOWS WITH MINIATURE IONIC COLUMNS AND SWAGS, AND SHINGLING; TWO AND A HALF STORY BAY WITH SIMILAR FEATURES TO FRONT GABLE; STICK WORK; WIDE EAVES; WRAPAROUUND PORCH WITH DENTICULATED FRIEZE, BRICK COLUMNS AND RAIL AND WINDOWS WITH FANLIGHT. GARAGE.
Bibliographic References:PORTAGE 1987 LANDMARKS CALENDAR.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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