White Pillars

White Pillars (HM706)

Location: De Pere, WI 54115 Brown County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 27.162', W 88° 3.642'

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This building was erected in 1836 to serve as the office of the Fox River Hydraulic Company, which was chartered by Wisconsin's first Territorial Legislature to construct a dam at Rapides des Peres. Following the 1837 financial crisis, notes issued by the company circulated as currency, making it one of the first de facto banks in Wisconsin. In subsequent years the building served as a barber shop, newspaper office, cabinet shop, private school, church and residence.
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HM NumberHM706
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series
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Marker Number262
Year Placed1980
Placed ByThe Wisconsin Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 2:56am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 415608 N 4922702
Decimal Degrees44.45270000, -88.06070000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 27.162', W 88° 3.642'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 27' 9.72" N, 88° 3' 38.52" W
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Area Code(s)920
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 409 N Broadway, De Pere WI 54115, US
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