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Thiensville in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Thiensville’s First General Store

 
 
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By Paul Fehrenbach, December 26, 2011
1. Thiensville’s First General Store Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1860 by German immigrant William Zimmermann as his general store and residence. Soon became focal point of village community. Also served as post office and had one of the first telephones in the area.
Aug. 2001
 
Erected 2001 by Village of Thiensville Historical Preservation Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical month for this entry is August 2001.
 
Location. 43° 13.886′ N, 87° 58.94′ W. Marker is in Thiensville, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee County. Marker is on Green Bay Road, 0.1 miles north of North Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 146 Green Bay Rd, Mequon WI 53092, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louis and Pauline Staudy Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Thiensville’s First Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); John F. Gierach House (within shouting distance of this marker); Thiensville Mills (within shouting distance of this marker); Thiensville Hotel
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By Paul Fehrenbach, December 26, 2011
2. Thiensville’s First General Store Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thiensville State Bank (about 400 feet away); Village Hall & Fire House 1914 (about 500 feet away); Oscar Bublitz Store 1920 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thiensville.
 
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By Paul Fehrenbach, December 26, 2011
3. Thiensville’s First General Store
The building is now occupied by Shully's Catering.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 27, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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