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Wauwatosa in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Kneeland-Walker House

 
 
Kneeland-Walker House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, October 14, 2011
1. Kneeland-Walker House Marker
Inscription.  The history of the Kneeland-Walker House and Carriage House on this beautifully landscaped 1.5 acre site is the story of two remarkable men. The house was built in 1889-90 by Norman L. Kneeland who was involved in early Wauwatosa government. In 1917 it was purchased be Emery L. Walker, an engineer and inventor, who was involved in paper container manufacturing. This residence is a fine example of Late Queen Anne Style blended with elements of Shingle Style Architecture.
 
Erected 1988 by Wauwatosa Landmark Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
 
Location. 43° 3.318′ N, 88° 0.294′ W. Marker is in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of Hillcrest Drive and North 74th Street, on the right when traveling west on Hillcrest Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7406 Hillcrest Drive, Center Point IA 52213, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wauwatosa Avenue Historic District (approx.
Kneeland-Walker House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, October 14, 2011
2. Kneeland-Walker House Marker
with National Register marker
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0.2 miles away); Lowell Damon House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Benjamin Hart House (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Congregational Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Church Street Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dittmar-Robertson Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); “Sunnyhill Home” (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wauwatosa.
 
Kneeland-Walker House image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, October 14, 2011
3. Kneeland-Walker House
From corner of Hillcrest and 74th Street.
Kneeland-Walker House image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 15, 2011
4. Kneeland-Walker House
With Historical Society Sign
Kneeland-Walker House National Register Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, October 14, 2011
5. Kneeland-Walker House National Register Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 9, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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