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CIVIC

Blooming Grove Town Hall

Fair Oaks Village Hall

Hiestand School

Lowell Elementary School

Nichols School

St. Bernard's Church

Spring Haven Pagoda

FARM HOMES & BARNS

Frank Allis Farm

Nathaniel Dean Home

Femrite Farms

George Kalbfleish Farm

George Nichols Farm

Fred Schleuter Farm

William Schultz Farm

William Witte Round Barn

HOMES

Bungalowen

Chet Clarke House

Philo Dunning House

Charles Fix House

Knute Reindahl House

Simeon Mills House

Edward Riley House

John Sachs House

Otto Schroeder House

Stang-Wirth House

Alexander Smith House

Cora Cadwallader Tuttle

Bungalow

Adolph Wagner House

Walterscheit House

COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

Eastwood Theater

Ernie's Trading Post

Schlitz Hotel

Tonyawatha Springs Hotel

INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS

French Battery & Carbon Co.

Hoffman-Kennedy Dairy

Horse Barn

Madison-Kipp Co.

United States Sugar Co.

TRANSPORTATION

Black Bridge

Interurban Trolley

Royal Airport

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Photograph of Fred Schluter House

FRED SCHLUTER FARM
5310 Schluter Road

Around 1901 Fred Schluter purchased the property, which included approximately 150 acres. He grew cash crops of corn and wheat and kept his dairy cows in the barn north of the house. The cows grazed on the land where Maywood School now stands. Typical of farm houses of the time, the frame structure had a living room, parlor and kitchen downstairs, and two bedrooms upstairs. A later addition provided a large country kitchen and front porch downstairs and two more bedrooms above. Prior to Schluter, the land was owned by several others including George Nichols, Nathaniel Dean, George Kalbfleisch and Conrad Steinmetz, as well as R. D. Frost in 1855.

Schluter Park on Winnequah Rd. was named in honor of a descendant, the first Monona man killed in WWII. The Schluter name was also given to the Monona street that passes the original house. Much of the original farm land is now occupied by City of Monona facilities, including the Community Center, City Hall, Library, Winnequah Park, Winnequah Middle School and Maywood Elementary School.

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