Hartford in Washington County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Willard R. Amidon Home
Mr. Amidon was the first jeweler in the city. At the age of 19, he started his own business as a jeweler and also sold sewing machines, musical instruments, and silverware. He was a prominent civic leader and served many years on the city council, school board, and was a charter member of the Hartford Fire Department.
Washington County, Wisconsin
Erected 2004 by Landmarks Commission Washington County, Wisconsin. (Marker Number 03-005.)
Location. 43° 18.93′ N, 88° 22.628′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Wisconsin, in Washington County. Marker is on South Street north of Branch Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 134 South Street, Hartford WI 53027, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lohr’s Gas Station (within shouting Westphal Mansion Inn (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Kissel” (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Schwartz Ballroom (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Lawrence Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Holy Hill (approx. 5˝ miles away); Winter Farm (approx. 5.7 miles away); Schubert Cheese Factory (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
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