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Menomonee Falls in Waukesha County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Umhoefer House

 
 
Umhoefer House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 13, 2014
1. Umhoefer House Marker
Inscription. This two-story log cabin was built by newlyweds Gregory and Anna Marie Umhoefer in 1856. Together they raised eight sons and daughters on this tiny home. A hand print in the stairwell plaster is that of Annaís brother returning from the Civil War. As the story goes, he didnít know the plaster was fresh.
 
Erected by Menomonee Falls Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 11.484′ N, 88° 6.309′ W. Marker is in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, in Waukesha County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of County Line Road (County Route Q) and Pilgrim Road. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Old Falls Village Historical Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: N96 W15791 County Line Road, CTH Q, Menomonee Falls WI 53051, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. School House (within shouting distance of this marker); Miller-Davidson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); Milwaukee Road Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Koch House (within shouting distance of this marker);
Umhoefer House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 13, 2014
2. Umhoefer House Marker
Brogan Cabin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jacob Schunk Farmhouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); St. John Evangelical Church (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Menomonee Falls.
 
Also see . . .  Old Falls Village. (Submitted on August 31, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Old Falls Village Sign image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 13, 2014
3. Old Falls Village Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • William J. Toman was the editor who published this page.
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