List of National Historic Landmarks in Wisconsin

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List of National Historic Landmarks in Wisconsin

There are 42 National Historic Landmarks in Wisconsin.

The following table provides a complete list.

[1] Landmark name[2] Image
Date of designation[2] Locality
[2][3]
County
[2]
Description
[4]
1 Administration Building and Research Tower, S.C. Johnson Company The "Great Workroom" at the Johnson Wax Headquarters January 7, 1976 Racine
42°42′44″N 87°47′29″W / 42.712198°N 87.791466°W / 42.712198; -87.791466 (S.C. Johnson and Son Administration Building and Research Tower)
Racine Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building.
2 Astor Fur Warehouse
AstorFurWarehouse.JPG
October 9, 1960 Prairie du Chien
43°03′11″N 91°09′36″W / 43.053062°N 91.160099°W / 43.053062; -91.160099 (Astor Fur Warehouse)
Crawford Oldest known surviving fur trade warehouse in the upper Mississippi River valley.
3 Aztalan
Aztalan platform mound steps.jpg
July 19, 1964 Lake Mills
43°03′56″N 88°51′46″W / 43.065557°N 88.862884°W / 43.065557; -88.862884 (Aztalan)
Jefferson Prehistoric site, now a state park.
4 Harold C. Bradley House Harold-c-bradley-house.jpg January 7, 1976 Madison
43°04′11″N 89°25′16″W / 43.069785°N 89.421209°W / 43.069785; -89.421209 (Bradley, Harold C., House)
Dane Prairie School home designed by Louis H. Sullivan.
5 Brisbois House Brisbois House October 9, 1960 Prairie du Chien
43°03′08″N 91°09′35″W / 43.052336°N 91.159752°W / 43.052336; -91.159752 (Brisbois, Michael, House)
Crawford Built with stone left over from Fort Crawford.
6 USS COBIA USS Cobia in 2006 January 14, 1986 Manitowoc
44°05′24″N 87°39′29″W / 44.089914°N 87.658064°W / 44.089914; -87.658064 (USS COBIA (Submarine))
Manitowoc Representative of GATO class of U.S. World War II submarines.
7 Dr. Fisk Holbrook Day House FHDayHouse-Milw-Apr09.jpg September 25, 1997 Wauwatosa
43°03′09″N 88°00′46″W / 43.052382°N 88.012694°W / 43.052382; -88.012694 (Day, Dr. Fisk Holbrook, House)
Milwaukee Associated with noted geologist Fisk Holbrook Day.
8 Dousman Hotel DousmanHotel.JPG October 9, 1960 Prairie du Chien
43°03′07″N 91°09′35″W / 43.051949°N 91.159739°W / 43.051949; -91.159739 (Dousman Hotel)
Crawford Hotel with ties to fur traders in area.
9 Farmers' and Merchants' Union Bank Farmers and Merchants Union Bank January 7, 1976 Columbus
43°20′20″N 89°00′55″W / 43.338782°N 89.015342°W / 43.338782; -89.015342 (Farmers' and Merchants' Union Bank)
Columbia One of eight "jewel box" banks designed by Louis Sullivan
10 First Unitarian Society Meetinghouse 1st-Unitarian.jpg August 14, 2004 Shorewood Hills
43°04′33″N 89°26′07″W / 43.075889°N 89.435181°W / 43.075889; -89.435181 (First Unitarian Society Meetinghouse)
Dane Frank Lloyd Wright-designed church.
11 Fountain Lake Farm Fountain Lake Farm June 21, 1990 Montello
43°41′30″N 89°23′14″W / 43.691537°N 89.387353°W / 43.691537; -89.387353 (Fountain Lake Farm)
Marquette Home of John Muir from 1849-1856.
12 Fourth Street (Meir) School FourthStreetSchool-Mke-Apr09.jpg December 14, 1990 Milwaukee
43°03′04″N 87°54′53″W / 43.051180°N 87.914848°W / 43.051180; -87.914848 (Fourth Street School)
Milwaukee Golda Meir attended school from 1906-1912.
13 Hamlin Garland House Hamlin Garlin House November 11, 1971 West Salem
43°53′57″N 91°05′07″W / 43.899075°N 91.085381°W / 43.899075; -91.085381 (Garland, Hamlin, House)
La Crosse Author Hamlin Garland visited and wrote here regularly.
14 Greendale Historic District Greendale, Wisconsin October 16, 2012 Greendale
42°56′29″N 87°59′45″W / 42.941389°N 87.995833°W / 42.941389; -87.995833 (Greendale)
Milwaukee One of three "greenbelt" towns built by the federal government.[5]
15 Thomas A. Greene Memorial Museum UWM-0904-greenemuseum.jpg November 4, 1993 Milwaukee
43°04′44″N 87°52′40″W / 43.078787°N 87.877829°W / 43.078787; -87.877829 (Greene, Thomas A., Memorial Museum)
Milwaukee Former museum of geology on University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee campus.
16 Herbert and Katherine Jacobs First House Herbert and Katherine Jacobs First House July 31, 2003 Madison
43°03′31″N 89°26′29″W / 43.058611°N 89.441389°W / 43.058611; -89.441389 (Herbert and Katherine Jacobs First House)
Dane First of more than 300 Usonian houses designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
17 Herbert and Katherine Jacobs Second House Second Jacobs House driveway.JPG July 31, 2003 Madison
43°04′26″N 89°32′05″W / 43.073889°N 89.534722°W / 43.073889; -89.534722 (Herbert and Katherine Jacobs Second House)
Dane Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home.
18 Herbert Johnson House
WingspreadFrankLloydWrightKenoshaWisconsin.jpg
June 29, 1989 Wind Point
42°46′49″N 87°46′15″W / 42.780378°N 87.770761°W / 42.780378; -87.770761 (Herbert Johnson House)
Racine Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home for the Johnson of Johnson Wax.
19 Robert M. LaFollette Home Robert M. LaFollette House January 29, 1964 Maple Bluff
43°06′54″N 89°22′20″W / 43.114889°N 89.372153°W / 43.114889; -89.372153 (LaFollette, Robert M., House)
Dane A home of Robert M. LaFollette.
20 Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm Aldo Leopold Shack.jpg January 16, 2009 Fairfield
43°33′46″N 89°39′33″W / 43.562778°N 89.659167°W / 43.562778; -89.659167 (Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm)
Sauk Farm associated with the writing of Sand County Almanac
21 Little White Schoolhouse Birthplace of the US Republican Party / The Little White Schoolhouse May 30, 1974 Ripon
43°50′31″N 88°50′11″W / 43.841943°N 88.836386°W / 43.841943; -88.836386 (Little White Schoolhouse)
Fond du Lac Birthplace of the U.S. Republican Party.
22 Milton House HABS photo August 5, 1998 Milton
42°46′36″N 88°56′11″W / 42.776781°N 88.936521°W / 42.776781; -88.936521 (Milton House)
Rock Underground railway station in unusual hotel.
23 Milwaukee City Hall Milwaukeecityhall.jpg April 5, 2005 Milwaukee
43°02′30″N 87°54′35″W / 43.0417°N 87.9098°W / 43.0417; -87.9098 (Milwaukee City Hall)
Milwaukee Germanic architecture; world's tallest building 1885-1899.
24 Namur Historic District NamurHistoricDistrictLogBarn.jpg December 14, 1990 Namur
44°44′03″N 87°39′59″W / 44.734129°N 87.666482°W / 44.734129; -87.666482 (Namur Historic District)
Door District of Belgian-American settlers, where French with a Walloon accent is still spoken.
25 North Hall, University of Wisconsin North Hall, UW Madison.jpg December 21, 1965 Madison
43°04′26″N 89°24′11″W / 43.073776°N 89.402951°W / 43.073776; -89.402951 (North Hall, University Of Wisconsin)
Dane First structure on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus.
26 Northwestern Branch, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
Milw VA Grounds buildings Nov2011.jpg
June 17, 2011 Milwaukee
43°01′14″N 87°58′42″W / 43.020429°N 87.978195°W / 43.020429; -87.978195 (Northwestern Branch, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers)
Milwaukee Now the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center
27 Oconto Site
CopperCultureStateParkFarmstead.jpg
January 20, 1961 Oconto
44°53′12″N 87°54′03″W / 44.886667°N 87.900833°W / 44.886667; -87.900833 (Oconto Site)
Oconto Burial ground and artifacts dating back 5,000-6,000 years.
28 Pabst Theater Pabst Theater (vintage).jpg December 4, 1991 Milwaukee
43°02′27″N 87°54′38″W / 43.040852°N 87.910653°W / 43.040852; -87.910653 (Pabst Theater)
Milwaukee Fourth-oldest continually operating theater in nation.
29 Ringling Brothers Circus Winter Headquarters Ringling Bros Winter HQ May10.jpg August 4, 1969 Baraboo
43°28′01″N 89°44′07″W / 43.4669°N 89.7353°W / 43.4669; -89.7353 (Ringling Brothers Circus Winter Headquarters)
Sauk Winter headquarters of the Ringling Brothers Circus from 1884 until 1918.
30 Schoonmaker Reef Schoonmaker-Reef Jul09.jpg September 25, 1997 Wauwatosa
43°02′43″N 87°59′37″W / 43.045171°N 87.993629°W / 43.045171; -87.993629 (Schoonmaker Reef)
Milwaukee Fossilized reef, among the earliest discovered in the world.
31 Second Fort Crawford Military Hospital FortCrawford2ca1840.jpg October 9, 1960 Prairie du Chien
43°02′30″N 91°08′49″W / 43.041675°N 91.14696°W / 43.041675; -91.14696 (Fort Crawford Military Hospital)
Crawford Dates back to first half of 19th century, now houses medical museum.
32 Silver Mound Archeological District Silver Mound Archeological District Sign.jpg February 17, 2006 Hixton Jackson Site of early Native American settlement.
33 Soldiers' Home Reef SoldiersHomeReef-Apr09.jpg November 4, 1993 Milwaukee
Milwaukee Fossilized reef, among the earliest discovered in the world.
34 Taliesin Looking at Taliesin East from Hill Crown January 7, 1976 Spring Green
43°08′30″N 90°04′15″W / 43.14153°N 90.07091°W / 43.14153; -90.07091 (Taliesin)
Iowa Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home and studio.
35 Ten Chimneys Ten Chimneys July 31, 2003 Genesee
42°57′51″N 88°22′38″W / 42.964167°N 88.377222°W / 42.964167; -88.377222 (Ten Chimneys)
Waukesha Residence of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne.
36 Turner Hall Turnerhall milwaukee-apr09.jpg November 15, 1996 Milwaukee
43°02′37″N 87°54′56″W / 43.043611°N 87.915556°W / 43.043611; -87.915556 (Turner Hall)
Milwaukee Associated with German-American Turners.
37 University of Wisconsin Armory & Gymnasium Old-red-gym.jpg November 4, 1993 Madison
43°04′33″N 89°23′52″W / 43.075827°N 89.397867°W / 43.075827; -89.397867 (University of Wisconsin Armory & Gymnasium)
Dane Associated with Wisconsin Progressive Republican movement.
38 University of Wisconsin Dairy Barn Dairy Barn.jpg April 5, 2005 Madison
43°04′28″N 89°25′06″W / 43.074547°N 89.418267°W / 43.074547; -89.418267 (University of Wisconsin Dairy Barn)
Dane Site of veterinary nutrition research.
39 University of Wisconsin Science Hall Madison, Wisconsin Dec04 IMG 2776.JPG November 4, 1993 Madison
43°04′32″N 89°24′02″W / 43.075689°N 89.400616°W / 43.075689; -89.400616 (University Of Wisconsin Science Hall)
Dane Associated with noted geology instructor Charles R. Van Hise.
40 Van Hise Rock Van Hise Rock.jpg September 25, 1997 Rock Springs
43°29′15″N 89°54′55″W / 43.487478°N 89.915304°W / 43.487478; -89.915304 (Van Hise Rock)
Sauk Rock outcropping associated with Charles R. Van Hise.
41 Villa Louis Villa-louis.jpg October 9, 1960 Prairie du Chien
43°03′21″N 91°09′33″W / 43.055833°N 91.159167°W / 43.055833; -91.159167 (Villa Louis)
Crawford Fur trader mansion built in 1871.
42 Wisconsin State Capitol |Wisconsin State Capitol January 3, 2001 Madison
43°04′28″N 89°23′05″W / 43.074444°N 89.384722°W / 43.074444; -89.384722 (Wisconsin State Capitol)
Dane Example of Renaissance Revival and Beaux-Arts architecture.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by first significant word in landmark name. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate the National Historic Park, National Historic Landmark Districts and other higher designations from NHL buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  2. ^ a b c d National Park Service (June 2011). "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-07-04. .
  3. ^ National Park Service. "National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database". Retrieved 2007-11-04. 
  4. ^ Except as otherwise noted, descriptions are drawn from National Park Service. "National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database".  Retrieved on various dates.
  5. ^ "Greendale originals designated landmark". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. October 18, 2012. pp. 2B. 

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