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

Waldemar Ager House

 

—City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission —

 
Waldemar Ager House Markers image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 26, 2014
1. Waldemar Ager House Markers
Inscription.
Historic Building
Brady Anderson built this Queen Anne style house between 1892 and 1894. Waldemar Ager lived in the house from 1903 until his death in 1941. Ager was an influential Norwegian-American author and editor. He wrote many novels, short stories and essays. He also wrote editorial pieces for his newspaper, Reform, a Norwegian-language Prohibitionist newspaper. The house also is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Designated October Ninth
Two Thousand


Friends of Libraries U.S.A.
Literary Landmarks Register

Waldermar Ager House
Home of Waldermar Ager from 1901 until his death in 1941. Here he wrote five novels and seven collections of short fiction. Designated a Literary Landmark by Friends of Libraries USA.
Friends of the
L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
May 17, 1999

 
Erected 2000 by the City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission.
 
Location. 44° 48.949′ N, 91° 30.853′ W. Marker is in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, in Eau Claire County. Marker is on West Madison Street west of Whipple Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map
Brady Anderson and Waldemar Ager House image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 26, 2014
2. Brady Anderson and Waldemar Ager House
National Register of Historic Places #00000190
Listed March 16, 2000
. Marker is to the right of the West Madison Street entrance door. Marker is at or near this postal address: 514 West Madison Street, Eau Claire WI 54703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Log Flume" (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The "Flume" (approx. ¼ mile away); Luther Midelfort: A History of Caring (approx. 0.3 miles away); Legend of Paul Bunyan (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Mittelstadt House (approx. 0.4 miles away); City of Bridges (approx. half a mile away); The Ice Industry on Half Moon Lake (approx. half a mile away); Herman T. Lange House (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Eau Claire.
 
Also see . . .
1. Waldemar Ager House. (Submitted on September 7, 2014.)
2. Wisconsin Historical Society. (Submitted on September 7, 2014.)
3. The Ager House. (Submitted on September 7, 2014.)
4. Waldemar T. Ager. Find A Grave. (Submitted on September 7, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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