September 18, 1806 - March 6, 1886Hiram S. Allen was born in Chelsea, Vermont and came to the Chippewa Valley of Wisconsin in 1834. Here he began a long and flourishing career and an active business life. He built the first grist-mill, the first flour-mill, and the first hotel in Chippewa Falls. In 1846 he operated the Allen and Bass Sawmill on the Chippewa River. He also built keel boats to navigate the Chippewa and Mississippi Rivers.
|Placed By||Chippewa County Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 11:43am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15T E 627053 N 4977035|
|Decimal Degrees||44.93540000, -91.38976667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 44° 56.124', W 91° 23.386'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||44° 56' 7.44" N, 91° 23' 23.16" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5-99 Rushman Dr, Chippewa Falls WI 54729, US|
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