List of National Historic Landmarks in Wisconsin


List of National Historic Landmarks in Wisconsin
List of National Historic Landmarks in Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
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List of National Historic Landmarks in Wisconsin

There are 41 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 01976-01-07 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
01960-10-09 October 9, 1960 Prairie du Chien
43°03′11″N 91°09′36″W / 43.0530621736°N 91.160098739°W / 43.0530621736; -91.160098739 (Astor Fur Warehouse)
Crawford Oldest known surviving fur trade warehouse in the upper Mississippi River valley.[3]
3 Aztalan
Aztalan platform mound steps.jpg
01964-07-19 July 19, 1964 Lake Mills
Jefferson Prehistoric site, now a state park.
4 Harold C. Bradley House Harold-c-bradley-house.jpg 01976-01-07 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 01960-10-09 October 9, 1960 Prairie du Chien
43°03′08″N 91°09′35″W / 43.0523362234°N 91.1597520871°W / 43.0523362234; -91.1597520871 (Brisbois, Michael, House)
Crawford Built with stone left over from Fort Crawford.
6 USS COBIA (Submarine) USS Cobia in 2006 01986-01-14 January 14, 1986 Manitowoc
44°05′24″N 87°39′29″W / 44.0899142978°N 87.6580640961°W / 44.0899142978; -87.6580640961 (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 01997-09-25 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 01960-10-09 October 9, 1960 Prairie du Chien
43°03′07″N 91°09′35″W / 43.0519488133°N 91.1597391167°W / 43.0519488133; -91.1597391167 (Dousman Hotel)
Crawford Hotel with ties to fur traders in area.
9 Farmers' and Merchants' Union Bank Farmers and Merchants Union Bank 01976-01-07 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 02004-08-14 August 14, 2004 Shorewood Hills Dane Frank Lloyd Wright-designed church.
11 Fountain Lake Farm (Wisconsin Farm Home of John Muir) Fountain Lake Farm 01990-06-21 June 21, 1990 Montello
Marquette Home of John Muir from 1849-1856.
12 Fourth Street (Meir) School FourthStreetSchool-Mke-Apr09.jpg 01990-12-14 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 01971-11-11 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 Thomas A. Greene Memorial Museum UWM-0904-greenemuseum.jpg 01993-11-04 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.
15 Herbert and Katherine Jacobs First House Herbert and Katherine Jacobs First House 02003-07-31 July 31, 2003 Madison
Dane First of more than 300 Usonian houses designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
16 Herbert and Katherine Jacobs Second House Second Jacobs House driveway.JPG 02003-07-31 July 31, 2003 Madison
Dane Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home.
17 Herbert Johnson House
WingspreadFrankLloydWrightKenoshaWisconsin.jpg
01989-06-29 June 29, 1989 Wind Point
Racine Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home for the Johnson of Johnson Wax.
18 Robert M. LaFollette House Robert M. LaFollette House 01964-01-29 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.
19 Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm Aldo Leopold Shack.jpg 02009-01-16 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
20 Little White Schoolhouse Birthplace of the US Republican Party / The Little White Schoolhouse 01974-05-30 May 30, 1974 Ripon
43°50′31″N 88°50′11″W / 43.8419430632°N 88.836386403°W / 43.8419430632; -88.836386403 (Little White Schoolhouse)
Fond du Lac Birthplace of the U.S. Republican Party.
21 Milton House HABS photo 01998-08-05 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.
22 Milwaukee City Hall Milwaukeecityhall.jpg 02005-04-05 April 5, 2005 Milwaukee Milwaukee Germanic architecture; world's tallest building 1885-1899.
23 Namur Historic District NamurHistoricDistrictLogBarn.jpg 01990-12-14 December 14, 1990 Namur
Door District of Belgian-American settlers, where French with a Walloon accent is still spoken.
24 North Hall, University of Wisconsin North Hall, UW Madison.jpg 01965-12-21 December 21, 1965 Madison
43°04′26″N 89°24′11″W / 43.0737757539°N 89.4029506566°W / 43.0737757539; -89.4029506566 (North Hall, University Of Wisconsin)
Dane First structure on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus.
25 Northwestern Branch, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers 02011-06-17 June 17, 2011 Milwaukee
Milwaukee
26 Oconto Site
CopperCultureStateParkFarmstead.jpg
01961-01-20 January 20, 1961 Oconto
Oconto Burial ground and artifacts dating back 5,000-6,000 years.
27 Pabst Theater Pabst Theater (vintage).jpg 01991-12-04 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.
28 Ringling Brothers Circus Winter Headquarters Ringling Bros Winter HQ May10.jpg 01969-08-04 August 4, 1969 Baraboo
Sauk Winter headquarters of the Ringling Brothers Circus from 1884 until 1918.
29 Schoonmaker Reef Schoonmaker-Reef Jul09.jpg 01997-09-25 September 25, 1997 Wauwatosa
43°02′43″N 87°59′37″W / 43.0451710095°N 87.9936290861°W / 43.0451710095; -87.9936290861 (Schoonmaker Reef)
Milwaukee Fossilized reef, among the earliest discovered in the world.
30 Second Fort Crawford Military Hospital FortCrawford2ca1840.jpg 01960-10-09 October 9, 1960 Prairie du Chien
43°02′30″N 91°08′49″W / 43.0416752925°N 91.1469595121°W / 43.0416752925; -91.1469595121 (Fort Crawford Military Hospital)
Crawford Dates back to first half of 19th century, now houses medical museum.
31 Silver Mound Archeological District Address restricted.PNG 02006-02-17 February 17, 2006 Hixton Jackson Site of early Native American settlement.
32 Soldiers' Home Reef SoldiersHomeReef-Apr09.jpg 01993-11-04 November 4, 1993 Milwaukee
Milwaukee Fossilized reef, among the earliest discovered in the world.
33 Taliesin East Looking at Taliesin East from Hill Crown 01976-01-07 January 7, 1976 Spring Green
Iowa Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home and studio.
34 Ten Chimneys Ten Chimneys 02003-07-31 July 31, 2003 Genesee
Waukesha Residence of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne.
35 Turner Hall Turnerhall milwaukee-apr09.jpg 01996-11-15 November 15, 1996 Milwaukee
Milwaukee Associated with German-American Turners.
36 University of Wisconsin Armory & Gymnasium Old-red-gym.jpg 01993-11-04 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.
37 University of Wisconsin Dairy Barn Dairy Barn.jpg 02005-04-05 April 5, 2005 Madison
Dane Site of veterinary nutrition research.
38 University of Wisconsin Science Hall Madison, Wisconsin Dec04 IMG 2776.JPG 01993-11-04 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.
39 Van Hise Rock Van Hise Rock.jpg 01997-09-25 September 25, 1997 Rock Springs
43°29′15″N 89°54′55″W / 43.4874784065°N 89.9153038581°W / 43.4874784065; -89.9153038581 (Van Hise Rock)
Sauk Rock outcropping associated with Charles R. Van Hise.
40 Villa Louis Villa-louis.jpg 01960-10-09 October 9, 1960 Prairie du Chien
Crawford Fur trader mansion built in 1871.
41 Wisconsin State Capitol Wisconsin State Capitol 02001-01-03 January 3, 2001 Madison Dane Example of Renaissance Revival and Beaux-Arts architecture.

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References

  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). http://www.cr.nps.gov/nhl/designations/Lists/LIST11.pdf. Retrieved 2011-07-04. .
  3. ^ National Park Service. "National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database". http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/default.cfm. Retrieved 2007-11-04. 
  4. ^ Except as otherwise noted, descriptions are drawn from National Park Service. "National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database". http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/default.cfm.  Retrieved on various dates.

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