National Register of Historic Places listings in Wood County, Wisconsin
This document is intended to provide a comprehensive listing of entries in the National Register of Historic Places that are located in Wood 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||Central Wisconsin State Fair Round Barn||
|Jct. of Vine Ave. and E. 17th St.
||Marshfield||The barn was built in 1916 to be the focal point of the fairground. Now considered the world's largest round barn.|
|2||Columbia Park Band Shell||
|201 W. Arnold St.
||Marshfield||Art deco band shell built by the city in 1931 as a make-work project and to provide free summer entertainment.|
|3||Elizabeth Daly House||
|641 Baker St.
||Wisconsin Rapids||Built in 1909. Elizabeth was the wife of John Daly, lumberman, businessman, and paper man.|
|4||Marshfield Central Avenue Historic District||
|Roughly, Central Ave. from Depot St. to Third St.
||Marshfield||Includes many old brick businesses like the Thomas House Hotel built after the fire of 1887, the Romanesque Revival old city hall built in 1901, the Craftsman-styled Wisconsin Central depot built in 1910, and the eclectic-styled Hotel Charles built in 1925, which hosted JFK, Patsy Cline, and possibly John Dillinger.|
|5||Marshfield Post Office||
|202 S. Chestnut Ave.
||Marshfield||Example of classical revival architecture, built around 1930 using brick from the Marshfield Brick and Tile Company.|
|6||Marshfield Senior High School||
|900 E. Fourth St.
||Marshfield||1940 art deco building with observatory, designed by Eschweiler & Eschweiler. Part of the funding for construction came from a Public Works Administration grant.|
|7||Parkin Ice Cream Company||
|108 W. 9th St.
||Marshfield||Former ice cream plant built in 1941. The Parkins were involved in the movement to create a national dairy marketing compact.|
|8||Pleasant Hill Residential Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by E. First St., Ash Ave., E. Fourth St., and S. Cedar Ave.
||Marshfield||This district east of the downtown contains 56 contributing properties, mostly homes built between 1880 and 1949. Some were built by businessmen within walking distance of their stores on Central Avenue.|
|9||Willard D. Purdy Junior High and Vocational School||
|110 W. Third St.
||Marshfield||1919 building in collegiate gothic style, named for a WWI soldier from Marshfield who threw himself on a grenade to save his comrades.|
|10||Hamilton and Catherine Roddis House||
|1108 E. 4th St.
||Marshfield||This Dutch Colonial Revival style home was begun in 1915 by wood-products manufacturer and civic leader Roddis.|
|11||Skunk Hill (Tah-qua-kik) Ceremonial Community||
||Arpin||Former Potawatomi village, with cemeteries and dance rings still visible.|
|12||Soo Line Steam Locomotive 2442||
|circa 1800 S. Central Ave.
||Marshfield||Built in 1911, this steam locomotive hauled freight for the Wisconsin Central Railroad from 1911 to 1956.|
|13||Gov. William H. Upham House||
|212 W. 3rd St.
||Marshfield||Italianate home built in 1880 by the owner of the first sawmill in Marshfield and other enterprises. Upham later became governor of Wisconsin. Now a museum.|
|14||Upham House Historic District||
|Generally bounded by W. 3rd St., S. Walnut Ave., W. 4th St., and S. Chestnut Ave.
||Marshfield||This district includes some of the oldest homes in Marshfield, built as early as 1880. Some survived the fire of 1887.|
|208 S. Cherry Ave.
||Marshfield||Childhood home of Melvin R. Laird, among others. Example of Colonial Revival style, built in 1904.|
|W end of Wakeley Rd.
||Nekoosa||In 1837, Robert and Mary Wakely were one of the first families to settle in the area, coming up the river on a keelboat. They ran a trading post at the site and in 1842 built the Greek Revival house and inn. Now part of Historic Point Basse, a living history museum.|
|17||Wakely Road Bridge||
|Wakely Road over Wakely Creek
||Saratoga||Stone single-arch bridge, built in 1892. The only stone bridge left in the county.|
|18||Weinbrenner Shoe Factory||
|305 W. 3rd St.
||Marshfield||Built in 1935 during Great Depression by the city and the FERA to create local jobs. As of 2012, still making boots!|
|19||West Fifth Street-West Sixth Street Historic District||
|W. Fifth St. and W. Sixth St., generally bounded by Adams Ave. and Oak Ave.
||Marshfield||In 1898 the McKinley High School was built on the west edge of Marshfield, where the old Washington School now stands. The George Adler farm on the gentle hill west of it was gradually sold, platted and populated with homes in a wide variety of styles including Queen Anne, American Foursquare, Craftsman, Bungalows, Colonial Revival, Dutch Colonial Revival, and Mediterranean Revival.|
|20||West Park Street Historic District||
|300-417 West Park St.
||Marshfield||A prestigious neighborhood with houses in various styles on large wooded lots, built from 1892 to 1924.|
- "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on November 14, 2014.
- 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.
- "Central Wisconsin State Fairground, Round Barn". Historic Preservation. City of Marshfield. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
- "Columbia Park Band Shell". Wisconsin National Register or State Register. Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
- "Elizabeth Daly House". Architecture and History Inventory. Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2014-03-11.
- Jones, George O.; Norman S. McVean and others (1923). A History of Wood County. Minneapolis & Winona: H. C. Cooper Jr. & Co. p. 382. Retrieved 2012-03-18.
- "Marshfield Historic District Walking Tour Brochures", Marshfield Historic Preservation Committee, Marshfield Wisconsin. Retrieved on 2010-10-08.
- "List of properties in the Central Avenue Historic District". Architecture and History Inventory. Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2014-03-11.
- Klieman, Ph D, Jeff (1997). The Marshfield Story. Amherst, WI: Palmer Publications. p. 34. ISBN 0-9657421-0-5.
- Wood, Kenneth J. (2012). Images of America - Marshfield. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing. p. 102. ISBN 978-0-7385-8872-8.
- "Historic Parkin Place", Blue Heron BrewPub, Marshfield Wisconsin. Retrieved on 2010-10-10.
- "Parkin Place Historic Restoration", Tom Brown, architect, Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Retrieved on 2010-10-10.
- "List of Properties in the Pleasant Hill Historic District". Architecture and History Inventory. Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2014-03-11.
- "The 32nd 'Red Arrow' Veteran Association - Alsace Campaign". Retrieved on 2010-10-10.
- "Roddis, Hamilton and Catherine, House", Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved on 2014-05-27.
- "Summary of Soo Line Steam Locomotive 2442", Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved on 2014-05-27.
- "Upham House Historic District". Wisconsin National Register of Historic Places. Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
- "Upham Mansion". North Wood County Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
- "List mostly of Properties in Upham House Historic District". Architecture and History Inventory. Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2014-03-11.
- "Wahle-Laird House". Historic Preservation. City of Marshfield. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
- "Things to Do at Historic Point Basse". Historic Point Basse, Inc. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
- "Wakely Road Bridge". Wisconsin National Register of Historic Places. Wisconsin Historic Society. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
- "Weinbrenner Shoe Factory". Wisconsin National Register of Historic Places. Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
- "West Fifth Street - West Sixth Street Historic District". National Register or State Register. Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
- "Nomination of West Fifth Street-West Sixth Street Historic District to NRHP", Timothy Heggland, City of Marshfield, Marshfield Wisconsin. Retrieved on 2010-11-16.
- "List of some properties in Marshfield's West 5th/6th St Historic District". Architecture and History Inventory. Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-03-11.
- "West Park Street Historic District". Historic Preservation. City of Marshfield. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
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