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Menomonee Falls in Waukesha County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Milwaukee Road Depot

 
 
Milwaukee Road Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, August 13, 2014
1. Milwaukee Road Depot Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1890, the same year that the railroad came to Menomonee Falls, the Depot brought with it new commercial and industrial prosperity. The Depot handled four passenger and freight trains daily, shipping local products such as stone, lime, ice, milk, and sugar beets.
 
Erected by Menomonee Falls Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsRailroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 43° 11.49′ N, 88° 6.274′ W. Marker is in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, in Waukesha County. Marker is at the intersection of County Line Road (County Route Q) and Pilgrim Road, on the right when traveling east on County Line Road. Marker is located in the Old Falls Village Historical Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: N96 W15791 County Line Road, CTH Q, Menomonee Falls WI 53051, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); Umhoefer House (within shouting distance of this marker);
Milwaukee Road Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, August 31, 2021
2. Milwaukee Road Depot Marker
The marker is to the right of the ramp as you walk up to the depot.
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Miller-Davidson House (within shouting distance of this marker); School House (within shouting distance of this marker); Koch House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brogan Cabin (about 400 feet away); Jacob Schunk Farmhouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); St. John Evangelical Church (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Menomonee Falls.
 
Also see . . .  Old Falls Village. (Submitted on August 31, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.)
 
Milwaukee Road Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, August 31, 2021
3. Milwaukee Road Depot Marker
The marker is to the right of the ramp.
Milwaukee Road Depot image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, August 13, 2014
4. Milwaukee Road Depot
Old Falls Village Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, August 13, 2014
5. Old Falls Village Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 14, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.   2, 3. submitted on September 1, 2021, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.   4, 5. submitted on August 14, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • William J. Toman was the editor who published this page.

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May. 19, 2022