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Thiensville in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

John F. Gierach House

1895

 
 
John F. Gierach House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, circa 2015
1. John F. Gierach House Marker
Inscription. Built on the site of master brewer Charles Engels home. A blacksmith, Gierach was elected first Village President in 1910 and later operated a general store. The Thiensville phone company switchboard operated from the home's kitchen 1908 until 1942.
 
Erected 2001 by Village of Thiensville, Wisconsin Historic Preservation Commission.
 
Location. 43° 13.917′ N, 87° 58.944′ W. Marker is in Thiensville, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 155 Green Bay Road, Mequon WI 53092, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louis and Pauline Staudy Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Thiensville’s First General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Thiensville’s First Bank (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thiensville Mills (about 400 feet away); Reimer, Gerlach Residence (about 500 feet away); Thiensville Hotel (about 500 feet away); Thiensville State Bank (about 500 feet away); Village Hall & Fire House 1914 (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thiensville.
 
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John F. Gierach House image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, circa 2015
2. John F. Gierach House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2015, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 28, 2015, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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