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

Henry Kolwey Homesite

1857

 
 
Henry Kolwey Homesite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 28, 2011
1. Henry Kolwey Homesite Marker
Inscription. Henry Kolwey, an immigrant from the Duchy of Hanover (present day Germany), established a home on this site in 1857. According to the 1860 census, Kolwey, a master shoemaker, lived and worked here with his wife Anna, their four children, and four apprentice shoemakers.
 
Erected 2003 by Village of Thiensville Historic Preservation Commission.
 
Location. 43° 13.684′ N, 87° 59.055′ W. Marker is in Thiensville, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee County. Marker is on South Main Street 0.1 miles north of Spring Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 192 S Main St, Mequon WI 53092, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Loppnow Drug Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Thiensville Recreation Parlor (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bublitz Store (about 600 feet away); Maas-Bublitz Residence (about 700 feet away); The Commercial House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oscar Bublitz Store 1920 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Village Hall & Fire House 1914 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Thiensville (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Thiensville.
 
Regarding Henry Kolwey Homesite.
Henry Kolwey Homesite image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 28, 2011
2. Henry Kolwey Homesite
Marker is located to the left of the front door, behind the red banner sign.
Building is the current site of Fiddleheads Cafe.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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