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203 S CHURCH ST

Architecture and History Inventory
203 S CHURCH ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:DANIEL KUSEL HOUSE
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:68270
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):203 S CHURCH ST
County:Jefferson
City:Watertown
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Unincorporated Community:
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1903
Additions:
Survey Date:1999
Historic Use:house
Architectural Style:American Foursquare
Structural System:
Wall Material:Clapboard
Architect:
Other Buildings On Site:0
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: South Washington Street Historic District
National Register Listing Date:11/26/2003 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:7/18/2003 12:00:00 AM
National Register Multiple Property Name:
NOTES
Additional Information:This was the home of Daniel Kusel of Kusel Hardware Store, a prominent business, between c. 1913 and c. 1936.

This Craftsman style foursquare house is two stories high and features aluminum siding on the first floor and stucco on the second. A porch across the front has a small pediment with half-timber and stucco in the tympanum. Columns are Tuscan and the railing is composed of square balusters spaced closely together. On the second floor front are two polygonal bay windows flanking a small square window. Large dormers have stucco panels and bracketed cornices. All windows are large double-hung units.
Bibliographic References:(A) Watertown City Directories, 1866-1930, Watertown, Wisconsin Public Library. Architecture and History Survey. August-September 1999. Prepared by Daina Penkiunas, Museum Archaeological Program, SHSW.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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