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

Milwaukee's Last Operating Tower Clock

 
 
Milwaukee's Last Operating Tower Clock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, July 13, 2011
1. Milwaukee's Last Operating Tower Clock Marker
Inscription. Milwaukee's Last Operating Tower Clock at South 16th and West Washington Streets donated to the Milwaukee Public Museum by Thomas Bliffert and re-erected on 4 October 1972
 
Location. 43° 2.418′ N, 87° 55.253′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker can be reached from W. Wells Street. Click for map. Outside the entry to the Milwaukee Public Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53233, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. MacArthur Square (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Milwaukee (about 600 feet away); Central Library (about 600 feet away); Saint James Court (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Historic Milwaukee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Indian Village Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); First African-American Church Built in Wisconsin (approx. mile away); Connie Carpenter (Phinney) (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Categories. 20th Century
 
Last Operating Tower Clock in Milwaukee image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, July 13, 2011
2. Last Operating Tower Clock in Milwaukee
Tower Clock and Museum Center Sign image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, July 13, 2011
3. Tower Clock and Museum Center Sign
Plaque on the Tower Clock image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, July 13, 2011
4. Plaque on the Tower Clock
Tower Clock 1905

Seth Thomas handwound movement originally in front of Jensen's Jewelers designated as a landmark of the city of Milwaukee in 1973 by the Mikwaukee Landmarks Commission in recognition of its historical significance
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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