Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Jewett & Sherman Co. Merchant Mill
Historic Third Ward
Erected by Historic Third Ward. (Marker Number 10.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
Location. 43° 2.092′ N, 87° 54.453′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on East St. Paul Ave, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 E St Paul Ave, Milwaukee WI 53202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Broadway Produce Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); E.R. Godfrey & Sons Co. Commission House (within shouting distance of this marker); Kalvelage Wholesale Commission House (within shouting distance of this marker); F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Co. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baumbach Building (about 300 feet away); William Grossman & Co. Coffee and Tea Mill (about 300 feet away); O.C. Hansen Glove and Mitten Mfg. Co.Mercantile Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
Regarding Jewett & Sherman Co. Merchant Mill. Constructed in 1875, the Jewett & Sherman Merchants Mills building was one of the few survivors of the 1892 fire. Jewett and Sherman was once one of Milwaukee's most prominent manufacturers of coffee and spices. The building underwent renovations in 1979 and is now home to the Third Ward Cafe. Several design firms and residential apartments occupy the upper floors. - Historic Third Ward Walking Tour brochure
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.