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Eau Claire in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Swift-Wing Home

1233 Graham Avenue

 

— City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission —

 
Swift-Wing Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 26, 2014
1. Swift-Wing Home Marker
Inscription.  
Historic Building
Built in 1883 by Elijah Swift as a private kindergarten, then used as the Hardy School for Young Ladies and Children from 1887-1890.

Designated July Thirty-One
Nineteen Hundred and Eighty

 
Erected 1980 by the City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
 
Location. 44° 48.174′ N, 91° 29.568′ W. Marker is in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, in Eau Claire County. Marker is on Graham Avenue south of Washington Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1233 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire WI 54701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kinney House (a few steps from this marker); Sumner Moon House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bailey-Cass Curtis (about 700 feet away); Addison Cutter House (about 700 feet away); The Cobblestone House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Webster-Van Hovenberg-Larson-Carpenter House
Swift-Wing Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 26, 2014
2. Swift-Wing Home and Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Petronilla and James T. Barber House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Orlando Brice House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eau Claire.
 
Also see . . .  Elijah Swift House. "This home was originally located at 615 Graham Avenue... Moving large houses was not uncommon in the late nineteenth century." (Submitted on September 10, 2014.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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