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

Governor William H. Upham House

 
 
Governor William H. Upham House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, October 9, 2011
1. Governor William H. Upham House Marker
Inscription.
This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of
Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
December 12, 1976
Governor
William H. Upham
House

This Victorian mansion was built in 1880 for William H. Upham. The house survived the fire of 1887 making it one of the oldest homes in Marshfield.

A survivor of the prison camps during the Civil War, Upham was nominated by President Lincoln's cabinet as an at large appointee to West Point Academy. Upham owned and operated 17 businesses and served as Governor of Wisconsin from 1895-1897.
 
Erected 1976.
 
Location. 44° 39.933′ N, 90° 10.653′ W. Marker is in Marshfield, Wisconsin, in Wood County. Marker is at the intersection of West Third Street and South Walnut Avenue, on the right when traveling east on West Third Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 W. 3rd Street, Marshfield WI 54449, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marshfield Post Office (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tower Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Founder’s Square
Governor William H. Upham House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, October 9, 2011
2. Governor William H. Upham House Marker
City of Marshfield landmark marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); Youth Baseball Donor Recognition Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); September 11th Patriots Day (approx. ¼ mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Columbia Park Band Shell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eli Winch House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marshfield.
 
Also see . . .  Upham Mansion. North Wood Historical Society (Submitted on October 10, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Governor William H. Upham House image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, October 9, 2011
3. Governor William H. Upham House
National Marker is located to the left of the staircase; city marker is located to the right.
Governor William H. Upham House image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, October 9, 2011
4. Governor William H. Upham House
looking from the corner of 3rd and Walnut.
Upham House and North Wood County Historical Society Sign image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, October 9, 2011
5. Upham House and North Wood County Historical Society Sign
Nearby Sign image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2014
6. Nearby Sign
Entering
Upham House Historic District
National Register of Historic Places
Established 2008

National Register of Historic Places #08000753
Listed July 30, 2008
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 309 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 10, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.   6. submitted on August 18, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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