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Whitewater in Walworth County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Whitewater Historical Society Depot Museum

 
 
Whitewater Historical Society Depot Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 6, 2013
1. Whitewater Historical Society Depot Museum Marker
Inscription.  This abandoned passenger depot, purchased by the City of Whitewater in April 1973 and leased to the Whitewater Historical Society for 99 years, was dedicated as a museum July 21, 1974. The 85-year old classic Victorian structure was the hub of activity when eight Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad trains stopped daily until the 1940’s.
 
Erected 1975 by Wisconsin Council for Local History. (Marker Number 122.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1973.
 
Location. 42° 49.924′ N, 88° 43.979′ W. Marker is in Whitewater, Wisconsin, in Walworth County. Marker is at the intersection of West Whitewater Street and S. Fremont Street, on the right when traveling east on West Whitewater Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 West Whitewater Street, Whitewater WI 53190, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Veterans (approx. half a mile away); Lincoln Hill (approx. 4.8 miles away); Black Hawk War Encampment
Whitewater Historical Society Depot Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 6, 2013
2. Whitewater Historical Society Depot Museum Marker
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(approx. 6.1 miles away); Fort Koshkonong (approx. 8.2 miles away); Panther Intaglio (approx. 8.9 miles away); Lake Koshkonong Effigy Mounds (approx. 9.4 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors (approx. 10 miles away); Revolutionary War Veteran (approx. 10 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This is Wisconsin Registered Landmark No. 122.
 
Whitewater Historical Society Depot Museum image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 6, 2013
3. Whitewater Historical Society Depot Museum
street side elevation
Whitewater Historical Society Depot Museum image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 6, 2013
4. Whitewater Historical Society Depot Museum
trackside elevation of depot
Memorial plaque on front of depot image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 6, 2013
5. Memorial plaque on front of depot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2013, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 460 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 6, 2013, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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