National Register of Historic Places listings in Buffalo County, Wisconsin facts for kids
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Buffalo County, Wisconsin. It is intended to provide a comprehensive listing of entries in the National Register of Historic Places that are located in Buffalo County, Wisconsin. The locations of National Register properties for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below may be seen in a map.
There are 13 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Alma Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by RR tracks, 2nd, Swift, and Cedar Sts.
||Alma||Large historic district of over 100 contributing properties squeezed between the river and the bluffs, many built during the booming Beef Slough logging days from 1867 to 1889.|
|2||Jacob Berni House||
|911 Riverview Dr.
||Alma||Brick gabled-ell house built in 1885. Jacob was a foreman of logging and rafting crews, a farmer, president of a cheese factory, and school board treasurer.|
|809 N. Main St.
||Alma||Two-story brick hotel with zinc cornice built in 1890. Named for the Chicago, Burlington and Northern Railroad, whose depot was across the street.|
|348 S. Main St.
||Fountain City||Prairie School house designed by Percy Dwight Bentley and built in 1916. Martin Fugina was a son of Fountain City who became a lawyer, DA, and county judge. He and his wife were both active in civic affairs.|
|5||Frederick Laue House||
|1111 S. Main St.
||Alma||Grand Italianate house on a corner lot built in 1866. Laue ran Alma's largest lumber mill and was a founder of the Beef Slough Log Driving Company.|
|6||Frederick Laue, Jr., House||
|1109 S. Main St.
||Alma||Second Empire-styled house built in 1896.|
|S2119 Co. Hwy E.
||Waumandee||White clapboard meeting house built in 1890 of the Harmonie Gesellschaft, German and Swiss Freethinkers who met monthly to discuss and sing. The group had organized around 1861 and survived into the 1950s.|
|8||John L. Senn House||
|811 S. 2nd St.
||Alma||Brick home with pierced barge boards, built in 1885.|
|301 S. Main St.
||Alma||Brick hotel built in 1866 and named for General William T. Sherman. Served farmers, lumbermen and rivermen.|
|10||John Steiner Store||
|1101 S. Main St.
||Alma||Two-story brick store with cornice built in 1887.|
|11||Dr. J. T. Tenny House||
|305 N. 2nd St.
||Alma||Queen Anne-styled house with shingled ends and ornate touches built in 1904 for the doctor's new wife, who died the next year. Built by Ulrich Walser.|
|12||Tester and Polin General Merchandise Store||
|215 N. Main St.
||Alma||2.5 story brick store built in 1861 in which farmers traded locally-grown grain and produce for general merchandise.|
|13||Ulrich Walser House||
|711 N. 2nd St.
||Alma||1895 Queen Anne-styled house with bargeboards and Eastlake front porch, which Walser, an immigrant builder from Graubuenden, Switzerland, built for himself.|
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