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

Maple Park

National Historic District

 
 
Maple Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 24, 2014
1. Maple Park Marker
Inscription.  The Maple Park Historic District was platted as the first residential district in the original Village of Geneva in 1837. It includes the first town square (Maple Park) and Pioneer Cemetery. It also contains many of the earliest residences dating from the 1840’s & illustrating Italianate, Greek & Gothic Revival, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, & Craftsman styles of architecture.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1837.
 
Location. 42° 35.584′ N, 88° 26.131′ W. Marker is in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, in Walworth County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Geneva Street, on the right when traveling south on Broad Street. Marker is located in front of Church of the Holy Communion. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 Broad Street, Lake Geneva WI 53147, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Mill Race (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andy Gump (approx. ¼ mile away); Wisconsin's First 4-H Club (approx. 3½ miles away); The 755th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
Maple Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 24, 2014
2. Maple Park Marker
located on the northwest corner of Broad and Geneva Streets.
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(approx. 5.6 miles away); The Webster House (approx. 7.6 miles away); First Swedish Settlers in Wisconsin (approx. 8 miles away); Mormons in Early Wisconsin (approx. 10.2 miles away); Welcome to Illinois (approx. 10.4 miles away in Illinois). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake Geneva.
 
Regarding Maple Park. National Register #89002116
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • William J. Toman was the editor who published this page.

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