National Register of Historic Places listings in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin
This document is intended to provide a comprehensive listing of entries in the National Register of Historic Places that are located in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin. The locations of National Register properties, the latitude and longitude coordinates of which are included below, may be seen in a Google map.
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||AMERICA Shipwreck (Canaller)||
|Four miles offshore in Lake Michigan
||Lake Michigan||137-foot three-masted canaller (schooner built specifically to squeeze through the Welland Canal), built in 1873. She hauled grain and lumber east as far as New York state, and brought back coal. Sank in 1880 after hitting a scow full of stones.|
|115 Navarino St.
||Algoma||Built in 1868, the building served as a brewery until 1890, then a warehouse, fly net factory, washing machine factory, feed storage, and now the Von Stiehl Winery.|
|3||DANIEL LYONS (Shipwreck)||
|E of Stoney Cr. outlet, 4 mi (6.4 km). offshore
||Lake Michigan||Three-masted schooner built in 1873. Sank in 1878 after being hit by another schooner, on a run from Chicago to New York.|
|4||Art Dettman Fishing Shanty||
|Church St. at the Ahnapee R.
||Algoma||Rambling building on the harbor built in 1935 to house a fishing business.|
|5||George Halada Farmstead||
|E-1113 Co. Trunk Hwy. F, Montpelier Township
||Ellisville||Largely intact farmstead from the 1870s. The oldest part of the Italianate house was built around 1878. Some of the log farm buildings are older.|
|6||Kewaunee County Sheriff's Residence and Jail||
|Court House Sq., jct. of Dodge and Vliet Sts.
||Kewaunee||1876 Italianate building designed by William Waters. Now the museum of the Kewaunee County Historical Society.|
|7||Kewaunee Post Office||
|119 Ellis St.
||Kewaunee||Contains a mural "Winter Sports" painted by Paul Faulkner in 1940, funded as part of the New Deal.|
|8||MAJOR WILBUR FR. BROWDER (tugboat)||
|Harbor Park, Kilbourn St.
||Kewaunee||Tugboat built in 1943 which towed ammunition barges across the English Channel in the Battle of Normandy. Later used by Army Corps of Engineers in the Great Lakes. Now a museum.|
|9||Marquette Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by Lake Michigan and Center, Juneau and Lincoln Sts.
||Kewaunee||43 homes in various architectural styles popular from the 1880s to 1930s.|
|10||Melvin W. and Mary Perry House||
|519 3rd St.
||Algoma||Perry started the Ahnapee Veneer and Seating Company in 1892, and helped lead Algoma Net and Algoma Foundry. He was also a civic leader (including State Senator) and philanthropist. His 1909 house is a mix of Classical Revival and Shingle styles.|
|11||Pilgrim Family Farmstead||
|SW of Kewanee on Church Rd.
||Kewaunee||Brick farmhouse and wooden windmill mounted on barn. Built 1907.|
|12||St. Lawrence Catholic Church||
|Jct. of WI 163 and County Hwy. J
||Stangelville||Victorian Gothic church with 150 foot steeple, built by Bohemian immigrants from 1892 to 1894. The preceding church building stood where workers were amazingly spared from a falling tree.|
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
||N of Casco on SR C
||Casco||Relocated to Heritage Hill State Historical Park in Green Bay in 1984.|
- "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on April 24, 2015.
- The latitude and longitude information provided is primarily from the National Register Information System, and has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. For 1%, the location info may be way off. We seek to correct the coordinate information wherever it is found to be erroneous. Please leave a note in the Discussion page for this article if you believe any specific location is incorrect.
- Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-24.
- The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
- Thomsen, Tamara; Meverden, Keith. "America Shipwreck (canaller)" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form. National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
- "Historic Algoma Walking Tour - Volume II" (PDF). Community Improvement of Algoma - Main Street Program. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- "Daniel Lyons Shipwreck". National Register or State Register. Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- Marker in front yard.
- "Kewaunee Historical Jail Museum". Kewaunee Area Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- Lorance, Nancy. "New Deal/WPA Art in Kewaunee, Wisconsin". Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- "Tug Ludington". Kewaunee Area Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- "Ludington". TugboatInformation.com. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- "Marquette Historic District". Kewaunee Area Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- "Melvin W. and Mary Perry House". National Register or State Register. Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- "Pilgrim Family Farmstead". Architecture and History Inventory. Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
- "About St. Lawrence". The Friends of St. Lawrence. Retrieved 2012-08-19.
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