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South Main Street Historic District - Janesville, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus
N 42° 40.930 W 089° 01.308
16T E 334356 N 4727502
Quick Description: The South Main Street Historic District comprises only 30 acres and 14 buildings, but contains a rich amount of Janesville commercial history. It includes the Public Library, Fedendall and Lappin-Hayes Blocks, and the Court St. Methodist Church.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 10/19/2007 8:40:59 AM
Waymark Code: WM2E9P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 18

Long Description:

The South Main Street Historic District comprises only 30 acres and 14 buildings, but contains a rich amount of Janesville commercial history. It includes the Public Library, Fedendall and Lappin-Hayes Blocks, and the Court St. Methodist Church. All four of these sites are listed on the National Register in their own right.

See the University of Wisconsin Digital Collection for more information.

Street address:
S Main St
Janesville, WI USA
53545


County / Borough / Parish: Rock

Year listed: 1990

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering: Style: Italianate, Queen Anne, Second Empire

Periods of significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949

Historic function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion: Manufacturing Facility, Professional, Religious Structure, Specialty Store

Current function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

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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