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Port Washington Fire Engine House

 
 
Port Washington Fire Engine House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, September 8, 2011
1. Port Washington Fire Engine House Marker
Inscription.  This fire engine house was built in 1929 on the site of an 1884 multi-purpose wooden fire house. Architect John Topzant of Milwaukee designed the Mediterranean Revival-style building with tan brick walls, a Spanish tile roof, and a campanile-like hose-drying tower.
 
Erected 2010 by Port Washington Fire Dept and Historical Society and Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 534.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
 
Location. 43° 23.401′ N, 87° 52.244′ W. Marker is in Port Washington, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of East Pier Street and North Wisconsin Street, on the right when traveling west on East Pier Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 East Pier 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. Wisconsin Street School Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Schumacher Building (about 400 feet away,
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measured in a direct line); Leland Stanford (about 600 feet away); Blake Building (about 600 feet away); Port Washington Civil War Draft Riot (about 600 feet away); The Old Ozaukee County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); The Wilson House (about 600 feet away); St. Mary's Church (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Washington.
 
Port Washington Fire Engine House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, September 8, 2011
2. Port Washington Fire Engine House
from the corner of E. Pier and N. Wisconsin Sts.
Port Washington Fire Engine House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, September 8, 2011
3. Port Washington Fire Engine House
looking west from E. Pier St.
Port Washington Fire Engine House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, September 8, 2011
4. Port Washington Fire Engine House
National Register of Historic Places plaque NPS Building #09000894
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 694 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 12, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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