National Register of Historic Places listings in Richland County, Wisconsin facts for kids
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Richland County, Wisconsin. It is intended to provide a comprehensive listing of entries in the National Register of Historic Places that are located in Richland 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 15 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||A. D. German Warehouse||
|316 S. Church St.
||Richland Center||Warehouse designed in Mayan Revival style in 1915 by Frank Lloyd Wright, native son of Richland Center. Alfred D. German was a wholesale distributor of cement, coal and grain.|
|2||Bloyer Mound Group||
|WI 60, 1,500 ft (460 m). SW of Cty Hwy 00
||Orion||Well-preserved group of mounds built by ancient Native Americans near the Wisconsin River: 3 bird effigies, 2 lizards, 1 bear, eight linear mounds and 1 conical. A.k.a Twin Lizard Mounds. On state land.|
|3||Julia B. and Fred P. Bowen House||
|220 E. Union St.
||Richland Center||Julia was the first president of Richland Center's Women's Club starting in 1882, and a pioneer for women's suffrage in Wisconsin. Fred built the house for her in 1869. Today it is a mix of Italianate and Colonial Revival styles.|
|4||Clipped Wing Eagle Mound||
|5||Court Street Commercial Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by Mill, Church, Haseltine, and Main Sts.
||Richland Center||The historic district in downtown Richland Center includes 50 commercial buildings in Late Victorian styles constructed from 1870 to 1938.|
|6||Cunningham Lane Bridge||
|Hansberry Lane, near Fancy Cr.
||Rockbridge||Pratt full-slope pony truss bridge across the Pine River, built by the Chicago Bridge and Iron Company in 1895. One of the earliest remaining Pratt truss bridges in the state.|
|7||Eagle Township Mound Group||
|8||Henry Fiedler House||
|Putnam and Washington Sts.
||Muscoda||1860 house built of rough-coursed stone and barn built 1914. A.k.a. Ellen Hale House.|
|9||Hunting Eagle Mound||
|10||Richland Center Archeological District||
|11||Richland Center City Auditorium||
|182 N. Central Ave.
||Richland Center||The local Women's Club promoted a state law to allow municipalities to operate income-generating properties, and this was the first such property, built in 1912. Contains city offices, meeting rooms, and a 900-seat auditorium, which hosted minstrel shows, concerts, motion pictures, and lectures by William Jennings Bryan and William Howard Taft.|
|12||Shadewald I Mound Group||
|north of Muscoda along 193
||Eagle Township||Well-preserved sequence of effigy mounds built by ancient Native Americans on a hilltop: possibly including beaver, bird, bison and coyote. A.k.a Frank's Hill and Elder Group. (The first reference has great aerial photos online.)|
|13||Shadewald II Mound Group||
|north of Muscoda along 193
||Eagle Township||Well-preserved line of twelve conical mounds built by ancient Native Americans on a hilltop - possibly with some time-keeping purpose (Summaries of I & II may be flipped in this list.)|
|14||Syttende Mai Site||
|15||Tippesaukee Farm Rural Historic District||
|Jct. of WI Trunk Hwy. 60 and Co. Trunk Hwy. X, Town of Richwood
||Port Andrew||John Coumbe, the first settler in the county, built a log cabin here in 1838. He built the timbered barn in 1861 and the current farmhouse in 1863. Previously the site of a Ho-Chunk village named Tippesaukee. This site was NRHP-listed as John Coumbe Farmstead on June 25, 1992, then subsumed by the larger historic district in 1996.|
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