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Blake Building

 
 
Blake Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devon Polzar, 2018
1. Blake Building Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1852 by Barnum Blake
Early Businessman, Entrepreneur, Land Speculator
Additions to Building circa 1900 and 1960
Restored by Port Washington
Historical Society, 2013

Blake Building

205 N. Franklin Street
Is a contributing building to the
Downtown Port Washington Historic District
National Register of Historic Places, 2000
By the United States
Department of the Interior


 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 43° 23.324′ N, 87° 52.165′ W. Marker is in Port Washington, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee County. The marker is attached to the front of the Port Washington Historical Society Resource Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 N Franklin St, Port Washington WI 53074, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Wilson House (a few steps from this marker); Leland Stanford (within shouting distance of this marker); Schumacher Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sidewheel Steamer Niagara
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(about 400 feet away); Port Washington Civil War Draft Riot (about 500 feet away); Paramount Records & F.W. Boerner Company (about 500 feet away); The Old Ozaukee County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Wisconsin Street School Bell (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Washington.
 
Blake Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devon Polzar, 2018
2. Blake Building
Now home to the Port Washington Historical Society Resource Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2018, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2018, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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