6 Sights in Wauwatosa, United States (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Wauwatosa, United States. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Wauwatosa, United States.

List of cities in United States Sightseeing Tours in Wauwatosa

1. Schoonmaker Reef

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Schoonmaker Reef, also known as Wauwatosa Reef, Schoonmaker Quarry, Raphu Station or Francey Reef is a 425 million year-old fossilized reef in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. It was discovered in 1844 by Increase A. Lapham and Fisk Day on the site of a quarry owned by the Schoonmaker family. Geologist James Hall declared its significance in 1862. It was the first ancient reef described in North America, and among the first described in the world. It is located North of W. State St., between N. 66th St. and N. 64th St. extended, in Wauwatosa. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1997.

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2. Dr. Fisk Holbrook Day House

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The Dr. Fisk Holbrook Day House, also known as Sunnyhill Home, is a historic house at 8000 West Milwaukee Avenue in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Built in 1874, it was the home of Doctor Fisk Holbrook Day (1826-1903), a prominent local physician and amateur geologist. The stylistically eclectic house was built in part to house Day's large collection of artifacts, and is the Milwaukee suburb's only major 19th-century mansion. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1997. It is privately owned and not open to the public.

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3. Thomas B. Hart House

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The Thomas B. Hart House is a Gothic Revival-styled house built in the 1840s in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Its most distinctive feature is the many elaborate bargeboards decorated with various patterns. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985, and is today one of Wauwatosa's oldest surviving houses.

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4. Kneeland-Walker House

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The Kneeland-Walker House is a 3-story mansion built in 1890 in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, styled Queen Anne with Shingle style influence. Still largely intact, and possibly the finest example of Queen Anne architecture in Wauwatosa, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.

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5. Lowell Damon House Museum

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The Lowell Damon House is a historic house located at 2107 Wauwatosa Avenue in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin built from 1844 to 1846, displaying a design unusual for Wisconsin. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 23, 1972.

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6. Washington Highlands

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The Washington Highlands Historic District is a historic subdivision in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, planned by Hegemann & Peets starting in 1916. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.

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