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

Katherine and James Wickham House

 

—City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission —

 
Katherine and James Wickham House Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 15, 2014
1. Katherine and James Wickham House Marker
Inscription.
Historic Building

Katherine and James Wickham constructed this Colonial Revival style home in 1925-26. It is one of the best examples of this architectural style in the City. James Wickham was a prominent Eau Claire attorney who argued over 125 cases in the Wisconsin State Supreme Court. He also served as judge of the 19th Judicial Court for 32 years. Mr. Wickham died in 1944 and his wife Katherine remained in the house until she passed away in 1954. The house is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Designated January 5th
Two Thousand Nine

 
Erected 2009 by the City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission.
 
Location. 44° 47.881′ N, 91° 29.839′ W. Marker is in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, in Eau Claire County. Marker is on Park Avenue south of McKinley Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1705 Park Avenue, Eau Claire WI 54701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bryon A. Buffington Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Webster-Van Hovenberg-Larson-Carpenter House (approx. ¼ mile away); Addison Cutter House
Katherine and James Wickham House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, August 26, 2014
2. Katherine and James Wickham House and Marker
The house is within the Park Company Addition Historic District
National Register of Historic Places #04000950
Listed September 10, 2004.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Schwahn House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Anishinabe Akhi (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sumner Moon House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Owen's Gift to the City (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bailey-Cass Curtis (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eau Claire.
 
Also see . . .
1. James Wickham House. (Submitted on September 15, 2014.)
2. Genealogy of James Wickham. (Submitted on September 15, 2014.)
3. James Wickham. Find A Grave. (Submitted on September 15, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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