“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Hartford, Wisconsin

Clickable Map of Washington County, Wisconsin and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Washington County, WI (51) Dodge County, WI (26) Fond du Lac County, WI (36) Milwaukee County, WI (536) Ozaukee County, WI (124) Sheboygan County, WI (45) Waukesha County, WI (133)  WashingtonCounty(51) Washington County (51)  DodgeCounty(26) Dodge County (26)  FondduLacCounty(36) Fond du Lac County (36)  MilwaukeeCounty(536) Milwaukee County (536)  OzaukeeCounty(124) Ozaukee County (124)  SheboyganCounty(45) Sheboygan County (45)  WaukeshaCounty(133) Waukesha County (133)
West Bend is the county seat for Washington County
Hartford is in Washington County
      Washington County (51)  
      Dodge County (26)  
      Fond du Lac County (36)  
      Milwaukee County (536)  
      Ozaukee County (124)  
      Sheboygan County (45)  
      Waukesha County (133)  
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1 Wisconsin, Washington County, Hartford — 154 — “Kissel”
The Kissel Motor Car Company was located across the river from this site. Kissel manufactured vehicles here for 25 years, from 1906 until 1931. Passenger cars, trucks, ambulances, funeral cars, taxicabs, and fire trucks were among the varied types. . . . Map (db m30684) HM
2 Wisconsin, Washington County, Hartford — 06-002 — Lohr’s Gas StationCity of Hartford, Wisconsin
Lohr’s Gas Station was built in 1928 by Lawrence Lohr on the front lawn of his residence at 158 Branch Street. It was operational as a gas station when $1.00 could purchase 5-8 gallons of gas. The historic feature of this building is the . . . Map (db m67908) HM
3 Wisconsin, Washington County, Hartford — 575 — Schwartz Family House
Built in 1915 and designed by Milwaukee architect Ernst Peege, this home is a lovely example of the American Craftsman style. Prominent characteristics of the style exemplified by the Schwartz Family House include walls of stucco and wood . . . Map (db m119968) HM
4 Wisconsin, Washington County, Hartford — St. Lawrence ChurchSt. Lawrence, WI
The congregation of St. Lawrence was organized in 1846 and is one of the oldest Roman Catholic parishes in Washington County. The first log church, located at the southwest corner of the cemetery, was blessed by Bishop Henni in October, 1846. This . . . Map (db m37808) HM
5 Wisconsin, Washington County, Hartford — 500 — The Schwartz Ballroom
Side A The Schwartz Ballroom opened to the music of Harold Austin and his New Yorkers on October 20, 1928. As part of the big band craze of the Roaring 20s, dance hall construction boomed while recording and radio broadcasting spread new . . . Map (db m150121) HM
6 Wisconsin, Washington County, Hartford — 07-002 — Westphal Mansion InnCity of Hartford, Wisconsin
This stately mansion was built be August and Mary (Schott) Westphal in 1913, on a triangular lot overlooking downtown historic Hartford. The home of brick and stucco is English Tudor style. The interior is finished with golden oak and birch . . . Map (db m67910) HM
7 Wisconsin, Washington County, Hartford — 03-005 — Willard R. Amidon HomeHartford, Wisconsin
In 1883, Willard R. Amidon built this Queen Anne style home for his wife Laura. This home served as the family residence until Laura’s death in 1944. The house has the original fieldstone foundation and retains many original features. Many . . . Map (db m67909) HM
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Jun. 20, 2024