Marshfield in Wood County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Columbia Park Band Shell
Designed and built by Frank A. Felhofer & Sons in the Art Deco style. Originally used as the home of the 135th Medical Regiment Band, it now serves the City of Marshfield for band concerts and public events.
Erected 2010 by the Marshfield Historic Preservation Committee.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Man-Made Features. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list.
Location. 44° 40.204′ N, 90° 10.47′ W. Marker is in Marshfield, Wisconsin, in Wood County. Marker can be reached from West Blodgett Street west of North Chestnut Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Marker is attached to the front right corner of the band shell in Columbia Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 West Arnold Street, Marshfield WI 54449, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founder’s Square (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marshfield Post Office (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tower Hall (approx. Youth Baseball Donor Recognition Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Governor William H. Upham House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eli Winch House (approx. half a mile away); September 11th Patriots Day (approx. 0.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marshfield.
Also see . . .
1. Wisconsin Historical Society. National or State Registers Record. "The band stand is located in the city's oldest park, Columbia Park. The park consists of a full city block... The estate of Samuel Marsh donated this block in 1875 for use as a park." (Submitted on September 16, 2014.)
2. Wisconsin Historical Society. Architecture and History Inventory. (Submitted on September 16, 2014.)
3. Marshfield Civic Band. (Submitted on September 16, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 283 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.