American House, Waukesha
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Close shot of three-story wood frame American House in Waukesha. It was located on the northeast corner of Main Street in Five Points. Men sit and stand on the first and second levels of the porch. Simple square columns support the both levels of the covered porch. The second level is covered by a portico. The second level skirting of the porch has a sign that reads: "American House." The building features double hung six over six windows. On the third floor, all three windows are open. A street lamp can be seen in the foreground.
American House Hotel was the oldest hotel in Waukesha until it was destroyed by fire in 1891.
Notes from photo: The old "American House" Hotel that stood on present site of Friedmans store on Main St. Donor Mrs. Ideyl Jane Ward Waukesha one of the first hotels 1880's.
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- Downtown -- Wisconsin -- Waukesha
Greek Revival (Architecture) -- Wisconsin -- Waukesha
Hotels -- Wisconsin -- Waukesha
People -- Wisconsin -- Waukesha
Porches -- Wisconsin -- Waukesha
Street lighting -- Wisconsin -- Waukesha
Street photography -- Wisconsin -- Waukesha
Wooden frame buildings -- Wisconsin -- Waukesha
Warren S. O'Brien
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- American House, Waukesha. 1880/1889. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/SSRecIDSearch?repl1=WI&repl2=WI.wch0119.bib. (Accessed February 29, 2020.)
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- (1880/1889) American House, Waukesha. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/SSRecIDSearch?repl1=WI&repl2=WI.wch0119.bib
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/SSRecIDSearch?repl1=WI&repl2=WI.wch0119.bib>.