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

Coghlan-Foote

 

—City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission —

 
Coghlan-Foote Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 18, 2014
1. Coghlan-Foote Marker
Inscription.
Historic Home
Built Circa 1867, with an addition in 1873. Completely renovated in 1889 by I.K. Kerr, to the present Victorian style. This includes the stick style porches and pulpit style stair landing.

Approved October Sixteen
Nineteen Hundred and Seventy-Five

 
Erected 1975 by the City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission.
 
Location. 44° 48.371′ N, 91° 30.473′ W. Marker is in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, in Eau Claire County. Marker is at the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Hudson Street, on the left when traveling north on Fourth Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 606 Fourth Avenue, Eau Claire WI 54703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Pinkum House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Congregational Church / Community House (about 500 feet away); Miria Gans House (about 600 feet away); Charles Ingram House (about 600 feet away); William Christian Reinhard House (about 700 feet away); Eliza Parrant House (about 700 feet away); Mrs. Dewitt Clark House (about 800 feet away); Thomas McDermott House (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Eau Claire.
 
Also see . . .
Coghlan-Foote Marker and Home image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 18, 2014
2. Coghlan-Foote Marker and Home

1. George Coghlan House. "The Coghlan house was the first landmark in Eau Claire, designated in 1975." (Submitted on August 22, 2014.) 

2. Wisconsin Historical Society. Architecture and History Inventory. "George Coghlan built the first half of the house in c. 1867. In 1873 Ethen Allen, a riverboat captain, added another large section, giving the house its present size. In 1881 I.K. Kerr, an owner of several lumber camps in the northern part of the state, purchased the property and totally renovated the home..." (Submitted on August 22, 2014.) 
 
Additional keywords. George Coghlan; Ethan Allen; Isaac Kendall Kerr; Kenneth Foote
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
George Coghlan House image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 18, 2014
3. George Coghlan House
Randall Park Historic District
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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