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Kewaskum in Washington County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Homestead of William Hausmann, M.D.

Village of Kewaskum, Wisconsin

 
 
Homestead of William Hausmann, M.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, April 6, 2014
1. Homestead of William Hausmann, M.D. Marker
Inscription.  This Queen Anne Victorian home, with a gabled roof and large wrap around porch, was built in 1894 by Louis Brandt, local carpenter/contractor, and was originally owned by William Hausman, M.D. The porch has lattice work design with spindle banister rails on both the first and second levels as well as the balcony on the third level.

This home is one of the original large Victorian homes on Fond du Lac Avenue in Kewaskum. The chimney corbelling has been rebuilt and replicated in its original height and brickwork design. The triangular gables are accented with colorful fish scale detail. The porches and siding have been updated to reflect the original design.

The home’s interior has most of its original oak woodwork, and the flooring has unique inlaid designs. The interior front door has two engraved deer in the glass panels.

An existing two-story carriage house, shared by the Hausmann families, is located in the rear yard of the property.
 
Erected 2012 by Landmarks Commission, Washington County, Wisconsin. (Marker Number 11-001.)
 
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Homestead of William Hausmann, M.D. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, April 6, 2014
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listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
 
Location. 43° 31.468′ N, 88° 13.877′ W. Marker is in Kewaskum, Wisconsin, in Washington County. Marker is on Fond du Lac Ave. (U.S. 45), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1554 Fond du Lac Ave, Kewaskum WI 53040, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Homestead of N. Edward Hausmann, M.D. (within shouting distance of this marker); Backhaus Estate (approx. half a mile away); Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); St. Matthias Mission (approx. 4.7 miles away); Lizard Mound Park (approx. 6.2 miles away); First Rural Power Line (approx. 6.3 miles away); Barton Historic District (approx. 6.3 miles away); Boltonville Church (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kewaskum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 548 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • William J. Toman was the editor who published this page.

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May. 17, 2022