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David M. and Lottie Fulmer House
David M. and Lottie Fulmer House, 209 Central Ave. Florence, WI - now an upscale resturant..JPG
David M. and Lottie Fulmer House
Location 209 Central Ave.
Florence, Wisconsin
Built 1899
Architectural style Prairie School
NRHP reference No. 14000196
Added to NRHP May 5, 2014

The David M. and Lottie Fulmer House is located in the Town of Florence, Wisconsin.


David M. Fulmer was a prominent figure in the lumber industry. He and his wife, Lottie, lived in the house until 1903. At that time, it was purchased by Max Sells, a bank president and District Attorney of Florence County, Wisconsin. His wife, Nellie, continued to reside in the house after his death. Following Nellie's death, the house was inherited by their daughter, Verle E. Fulmer. Verle was a circuit court judge and the first woman to be elected to a judgeship in the state.

The house has since been converted into a restaurant, Maxsell's. It was added to the State Register of Historic Places in 2013 and to the National Register of Historic Places the following year.

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