The Webster House

The Webster House (HMR2C)

Location: Elkhorn, WI 53121 Walworth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 40.119', W 88° 32.563'

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Originally erected in the public square in 1836, this edifice was the local land office during Wisconsin's territorial years. It was abandoned in 1840 and later moved to this site. From 1857 until his death in 1875, this was the home of noted musician Joseph Philbrick Webster, who wrote the famous Civil War camp song, "Lorena," and the ever popular hymn, "The Sweet By and By."
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HM NumberHMR2C
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Marker Number78
Year Placed1970
Placed ByWalworth County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 11:55pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 373580 N 4725173
Decimal Degrees42.66865000, -88.54271667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 40.119', W 88° 32.563'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 40' 7.14" N, 88° 32' 33.78" W
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Area Code(s)262
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7 E Rockwell St, Elkhorn WI 53121, US
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