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816 RICHARDS AVE

Architecture and History Inventory
816 RICHARDS AVE | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:William & Hilda Koepsel House
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:77405
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):816 RICHARDS AVE
County:Jefferson
City:Watertown
Township/Village:
Unincorporated Community:
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1911
Additions:
Survey Date:19862012
Historic Use:house
Architectural Style:Dutch Colonial Revival
Structural System:
Wall Material:Clapboard
Architect:
Other Buildings On Site:
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Richards Hill Residential Historic District
National Register Listing Date:6/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:11/16/2012 12:00:00 AM
National Register Multiple Property Name:
NOTES
Additional Information:Oriel window and oculus in gable end; shingled upper story; full length porch with dentil trim; Doric columns and balustrades; window cornices.

This was the home of William Koepsal, a motorman for the Interurban Line, and his wife Hilda, between c. 1913 and c. 1936. Initial research indicates that none of the occupants of this house are historically significant either individually, or as a group within the proposed historic district.

This building does not meet the criteria of the NRHP for architectural significance because of a lack of integrity. However, this building has sufficient architectural character to contribute to the proposed historic district.
Bibliographic References:(A) Watertown City Directories, 1866-1930, Watertown Public Library.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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