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

Racine County Historical Museum

 
 
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By Paul Fehrenbach, September 20, 2011
1. Racine County Historical Museum Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1904 with a Carnegie grant and the efforts of dedicated local people, this Bedford stone structure was Racine’s first specifically designed library building. The architect was John Mauran of St. Louis and the builder was A.H. Harcus of Racine. In 1962, wishing to preserve this beautiful building, the Community made it home of the Racine County Historical Museum.
 
Erected 1974 by Racine County Historical Society. (Marker Number 112.)
 
Location. 42° 43.549′ N, 87° 46.94′ W. Marker is in Racine, Wisconsin, in Racine County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and 7th Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 S. Main Street, Racine WI 53403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Racine, Wisconsin (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jerome Increase Case / Mascot and Trademark (about 500 feet away); Joshua Glover Commemorative Marker (about 500 feet away); Civil War Memorial (about 600 feet away); The Racine Harbor (approx.
Racine County Historical Museum image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 20, 2011
2. Racine County Historical Museum
from corner of 7th and Main Streets.
0.2 miles away); The Blake House / Lucius S. Blake (approx. ¼ mile away); Racine City Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Racine.
 
More about this marker. Marker is Wisconsin Registered Landmark No. 112, Wisconsin Council for Local History
 
Also see . . .  Our Historic Home. Racine Heritage Museum (Submitted on October 6, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Racine County Historical Museum image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 20, 2011
3. Racine County Historical Museum
Racine County Historical Museum image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 20, 2011
4. Racine County Historical Museum
National Register plaque
Sokol Mladocech Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 20, 2011
5. Sokol Mladocech Marker
Czech Cultural and Physical Fitness Organization. Located to the left of the staircase.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 409 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 30, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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