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

Robert Cooley Homestead

 
 
Robert Cooley Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, December 27, 2011
1. Robert Cooley Homestead Marker
Inscription. Built in 1851, this is the birthplace of Robert Lawrence Cooley, who founded the Milwaukee Vocational School in 1912, the first of its kind in the country, and was its director until 1940. Cooley was born here in 1869 and died here in 1944.
 
Erected by Wisconsin Council for Local History. (Marker Number 62.)
 
Location. 43° 28.172′ N, 87° 59.596′ W. Marker is in Waubeka, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee County. Marker is on County Route A west of Park Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: W4156 CTH A, Fredonia WI 53021, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Flag Day (approx. one mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Saxonia House (approx. 3.7 miles away); St. Peter's Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Nowack House (approx. 6.4 miles away); Boltonville Mill (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Saukville Trails (approx. 6.7 miles away); Boltonville Church (approx. 6.8 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is a Wisconsin Registered Landmark #62. Home is a private residence. Please respect the homeowner's privacy.
 
Also see . . .
Robert Cooley Homestead (private residence) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, December 27, 2011
2. Robert Cooley Homestead (private residence)
Marker is on the front of the house; however, the shrubbery is grown so high on the front it is difficult to see from the road.

1. MATC Presidents. Milwaukee Area Technical College (Submitted on March 10, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.) 

2. Robert L. Cooley, school leader, is dead at 75. The Milwaukee Journal, May 19, 1944 (Submitted on March 10, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 4 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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