“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Germantown, Wisconsin Historical Markers

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By Paul F, February 8, 2008
Christ Church Marker
Wisconsin (Washington County), Germantown — Christ Church
Center of the settlement established by German-Hunsruck pioneers, the Christ Evangelical Church was founded in 1842. This limestone edifice, replacing a log church, was completed in 1862 on land donated by Phillip Dhein. — Map (db m30148) HM
Wisconsin (Washington County), Germantown — 380 — Dheinsville Settlement
Established in 1842, by the Philip Dhein family, Dheinsville is Germantown’s oldest crossroads settlement. The village contains original half-timber buildings (fachwerk), reflecting the building-construction patterns of the early pioneers who came . . . — Map (db m31218) HM
Wisconsin (Washington County), Germantown — 97-002 — Gehl’s Guernsey Farms, Inc.Germantown, Wisconsin
Established in 1896 under the ownership of John P. Gehl, Gehl’s Guernsey Farms became a significant center of commerce along the Fond du Lac Indian Trail in South Germantown. The original plant, located at the corner of Western Avenue and Main . . . — Map (db m123856) HM
Wisconsin (Washington County), Germantown — 97-001 — Jacob Schunk FarmhouseGermantown, Wisconsin
This limestone, Greek Revival dwelling was built by Jacob and Mary Ann Schunk in 1858. The clapboard and stone section was added in 1870. Of special interest are two sets of quarter-circle windows at the attic level. The history of the Schunk . . . — Map (db m38869) HM
Wisconsin (Washington County), Germantown — St. John Evangelical Church
Founded on 1843 by German settlers from Hessen-Darmstadt and the Bavarian Palatinate, joined later by emigrants from Pomerania and Wurttemberg. Designed by architects Myrath and Koch for $30. 3 acre site purchased from Adam and Maria Stein for $150. . . . — Map (db m31494) HM

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