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Your Guide to Greenfield's Historic Sites

The city has a rich, 150-year history with several buildings erected in the 1800s.

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? How about a trip down memory lane?

Greenfield's rich history is on display throughout the 150-year-old city. Below is a list of historic places and sites, according to the Wisconsin Historical Society. In addition, the Greenfield Historical Society is a useful resource to learn more about the city's history.

So, hop in your car and cruise from one end of the city to the other and check out Greenfield's oldest homes and buildings.

Current Name: Bodamer Log Cabin
Location: 5601 W. Layton Ave. 
Material: Log
Construction Date: 1836
Wisconsin Historical Society Notes: originally at S. 76th Street and Cold Spring Road but moved to its present location in the early 1960s when the historical society was formed.

Current Name: Dale Latus House
Location: 5339 W. Cold Spring Road
Material: Cream Brick
Construction Date: 1859

Current Name: Schmitz-Toelle Farmstead
Location: 9605 W. Cold Spring Road
Construction Date: 1858
Wisconsin Historical Society Notes: Also on the property is a house, a garage/shed, a shed/workshop and an outhouse.

Current Name: Henry Behrens House
Location: 3530 W. College Road
Construction Date: 1870
Material: Cream Brick
Wisconsin Historical Society Notes: Round Window in Gable.

Current Name: Henry Lieber Winery
Location: 5215 Forest Home Avenue
Construction Date: 1872
Material: Cream Brick
Wisconsin Historical Society Notes: According to Robert Roesler, curator at the Greenfield Historical Society, this property was the Henry Lieber Winery built in 1872. The present building was converted into a residence in 1940.

Current Name: The Farmhouse (Leonard Weiler House)
Location: 5225 Forest Home Avenue
Construction Date: 1865
Material: Cream Brick

Current Name: Root River Bridge
Location: West Layton Avenue
Construction Date: 1940
Material: Concrete beam

Current Name: William Strothman House
Location: 4800 W. Midland Drive
Construction Date: 1905
Style or Form: Front Gabled

Current Name: Raymond and Irene Pelkowski House
Location: 3301 S. 44th St.
Construction Date: 1941
Style or Form: Tudor Revival
Material: Stone
Wisconsin Historical Society Notes: Raymond was a dentist.

Current Name: Marvin and Laura Karrels House 
Location: 3272 S. 46th St.
Construction Date: 1938
Style or Form: Colonial Revival
Material: Brick
Wisconsin Historical Society Notes: Karrels was a secretary at Progressive Meat Products Co.

Current Name: Max and Helen Kadow House 
Location: 3258 S. 46th St.
Construction Date: 1932
Style or Form: Tudor Revival
Material: Brick
Wisconsin Historical Society Notes: Max owned a drug store.

Current Name: Harvey R. Seymer House 
Location: 3339 S. 46th St.
Construction Date: 1940
Style or Form: Colonial Revival
Material: Brick
Wisconsin Historical Society Notes: Seymer was an electrician's helper for Heil Co.

Current Name: Anton and Julia Luzenski House
Location: 3336 S. 46th St.
Construction Date: 1941
Style or Form: Colonial Revival
Material: Brick
Wisconsin Historical Society Notes: Anton was a foreman.

Current Name: Bernard and Viola Wlodarski House
Location: 3368 S. Schauer Avenue
Construction Date: 1939
Style or Form: Colonial Revival
Material: BrickWisconsin Historical Society Notes: Wlodarski worked for the U.S. Postal Service. 

Current Name: Leland and Theresa Hamblin House
Location: 4948 W. Vollmer Avenue
Construction Date: 1941
Style or Form: Tudor Revival
Material: Limestone
Wisconsin Historical Society Notes: Leland was a salesman for the Atlantic Communication Co.

Current Name: Anthony and Margaret Dworzak House
Location: 4956 W. Vollmer Avenue
Construction Date: 1939
Style or Form: Tudor Revival
Material: Limestone
Wisconsin Historical Society Notes: Dworzak worked at Wetzel Bros. Printing.

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