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Near West Bend in Washington County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Maxon-Wright House

 
 
Maxon-Wright House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 8, 2014
1. Maxon-Wright House Marker
Inscription. Built in 1847 by Densmore W. Maxon, a Yankee surveyor and member of the first Wisconsin State Legislature, who constructed a dam and sawmill and platted Cedar Creek. The east wing housed the first village post office. The Greek Revival style house is certified as architecturally significant by the Historic American Buildings Survey. Restored, modernized and furnished in 1947 by the William H. B. Wrights.
 
Erected 1970 by Washington County Historical Society and Wisconsin Council on Local History. (Marker Number 83.)
 
Location. 43° 20.327′ N, 88° 13.345′ W. Marker is near West Bend, Wisconsin, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Cedar Creek Road (County Route C) and Lily Rd./Scenic Rd. (County Route Z), on the right when traveling east on Cedar Creek Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3709 CTH C/Cedar Creek Rd., West Bend WI 53095, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Schubert Cheese Factory (approx. 2 miles away); Winter Farm (approx. 2.3 miles away); Timmerís Resort (approx. 3.1 miles away); Cedar Lake Yacht Club
Maxon-Wright House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 8, 2014
2. Maxon-Wright House Marker
House is located at the end of a private driveway.
(approx. 3.5 miles away); Home of Reuben John Schmahl (approx. 3.6 miles away); Mill Road Church (approx. 5.3 miles away); Messer/Mayer Mill (approx. 5.5 miles away); Verbeck Residence (approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
Regarding Maxon-Wright House. Maxon-Wright Home is Wisconsin Registered Landmark No. 83 and a private residence.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Maxon-Wright House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 8, 2014
3. Maxon-Wright House Marker
looking west along CTH C.
Maxon-Wright House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 8, 2014
4. Maxon-Wright House Marker
looking east along CTH C at CTH Z.
Maxon-Wright House image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey
5. Maxon-Wright House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • William J. Toman was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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