James Kneeland House

James Kneeland House (HM1BS9)

Location: West Bend, WI 53095 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 25.257', W 88° 10.986'

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City of West Bend, Wisconsin

James Kneeland, one of the founders of West Bend, purchased this plot of land in the early 1840s. This 2 ½ story side gabled cream city brick building was erected in 1858 and is one of the oldest buildings in West Bend.

In 1860, the building served as an Inn owned by Union Civil War Captain Jacob E. Mann. Veteran Civil War Private Ernst Fitzner purchased this building in 1878. The building was converted in 1892 into a two-family side-by-side dwelling. From 1910 through the 1940s, it was a one-family home. The use of the building changed in 1946, and was primarily used for business purposes including Abstract and Title Company from 1955-1959, a tea room in the 1960s, Norwood Paper Company in 1975, and from the 1980s to present for various dining establishments.

Landmarks Commission
Washington County, Wisconsin
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HM NumberHM1BS9
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Marker Number07-001
Year Placed2007
Placed ByWashington County Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 8:26pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 404227 N 4808242
Decimal Degrees43.42095000, -88.18310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 25.257', W 88° 10.986'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 25' 15.42" N, 88° 10' 59.16" W
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Area Code(s)262, 414
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-598 Poplar St, West Bend WI 53095, US
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