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Watertown in Jefferson County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Plank Road Pioneer Barn

 
 
Plank Road Pioneer Barn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, September 3, 2010
1. Plank Road Pioneer Barn Marker
Inscription. This barn was built by an early settler in 1853 was used by regional farmers driving cattle to the Milwaukee market over the Milwaukee-Watertown Plank Road. It was moved from the Plank road area east of the Rock River to this site in 1963 and restored by the Watertown Historical Society.
 
Erected 1968 by Marker erected in 1968 by the Saturday Club, Watertown, Wisconsin, Donors – Mr. & Mrs. Harry Moore.
 
Location. 43° 11.089′ N, 88° 42.43′ W. Marker is in Watertown, Wisconsin, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Charles Street and Sunset Drive. Click for map. Marker is located to the rear of the Octagon House historic property. Marker is at or near this postal address: 919 Charles St, Watertown WI 53094, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fred C. Merkle (a few steps from this marker); First Kindergarten (within shouting distance of this marker); Octagon House (within shouting distance of this marker); Fred Merkle Field (approx. 0.3 miles away); Adrian Joss / John P. "Red" Kleinow (approx.
Plank Road Pioneer Barn image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, September 3, 2010
2. Plank Road Pioneer Barn
0.3 miles away); In Honor of the 1955 Watertown High School State Baseball Champions (approx. 0.3 miles away); Milwaukee Street Bridge (approx. one mile away); Trail Discovery (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Watertown.
 
Also see . . .  Plank Road - Watertown Historical Society. (Submitted on September 13, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.)
 
Categories. AgricultureNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 526 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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