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Rothschild Pavilion - Rothschild, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
N 44° 53.934 W 089° 36.943
16T E 293478 N 4975048
Quick Description: The Rothschild Pavilion was built in 1911. It is located at 1104 Park St. in Rothschild, WI
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 9/24/2007 7:53:06 AM
Waymark Code: WM28X5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 92

Long Description:

From the Wisconsin Historical Society web site:
"The Rothschild Pavilion ... was originally built as a terminal end for the local street car run to generate business for the streetcar company "Wausau Street Railway Co." which is today "Wisconsin Public Service. In the first half of the last century the Pavilion was the gathering place for area wide community events and has a 6,000 square foot dance floor supported by 28 railroad car springs set on top of granite stone foundations. This gives the floor bounce or as is often refered to, as a floating dance floor effect believed to be the only one of its kind in the country."

Street address:
1104 Park St.
Rothschild, WI USA

County / Borough / Parish: Marathon

Year listed: 2002

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event: Entertainment/Recreation

Periods of significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949, 1950-1974

Historic function: Recreation And Culture: Music Facility

Current function: It is the goal of the Preservation Committee to get the Pavilion minimally open by summer 2007 for weddings, concerts, meetings, etc.

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Privately owned?: Not Listed

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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