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Wauwatosa in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Charles Hart Homestead

 
 
Charles Hart Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, November 2, 2010
1. Charles Hart Homestead Marker
West side of two sided marker.
Inscription. Site of the homestead of Charles Hart, founder of Wauwatosa, who arrived here in May, 1835. He built a log cabin in what is now the village and with his brother, Thomas, operated saw and grist mills. In the early 1840s Charles Hart built a large two-story home at this site. It remained until 1936 when it was demolished to allow this road, The Charles Hart Parkway, to be built.
 
Erected 1995 by Milwaukee County Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 3.13′ N, 88° 0.996′ W. Marker is in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of Charles Hart Parkway and Ludington Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Charles Hart Parkway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53226, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Sunnyhill Home” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milwaukee County Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Thomas Benjamin Hart House (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Congregational Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Church Street Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dittmar-Robertson Building
Charles Hart Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, November 2, 2010
2. Charles Hart Homestead Marker
East side of two sided marker.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Harts Mills (approx. half a mile away); Milwaukee County Asylum Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wauwatosa.
 
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Charles Hart Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, November 2, 2010
3. Charles Hart Homestead Marker
Looking west down Charles Hart Parkway
 
 
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