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

Winter Farm

Slinger, Wisconsin

 
 
Winter Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, March 14, 2012
1. Winter Farm Marker
Inscription. The first entry in County Records indicates 160 acres of land, located in the NE 1/4 of Section 17, Town 10 North, Range 14 East, was purchased by Lorentz Guthe and his wife, Elizabeth, on July 7, 1846, for $200, Receipt #23242. Johann Wendel Hassinger and his son John purchased 40 acres of the land on September 7, 1848. Peter Winter acquired the land through marriage to the widow of Johannís son, Sebastian. The land was formally transferred to Mr. Winter in 1883.

At present, the original 1843 log cabin and 1880 cream city brick farmhouse are among other original outbuildings intact on the 6.99 acre parcel.
 
Erected 1997 by Washington County Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number 95-001.)
 
Location. 43° 20.332′ N, 88° 16.058′ W. Marker is in Slinger, Wisconsin, in Washington County. Marker is on Cedar Creek Road 0.2 miles west of Foxbury Court, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4631 Cedar Creek Road, Slinger WI 53086, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Schubert Cheese Factory (approx. 1.1 miles away); Maxon-Wright House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Cedar Lake Yacht Club
Winter Farm House image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, March 14, 2012
2. Winter Farm House
Cream City Brick Farmhouse
(approx. 2.5 miles away); Timmerís Resort (approx. 2.7 miles away); St. Lawrence Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Messer/Mayer Mill (approx. 5.3 miles away); “Kissel” (approx. 5.4 miles away); Willard R. Amidon Home (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Slinger.
 
Categories. AgricultureSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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