West Park Street Historic District

300-417 West Park St., Marshfield, Wisconsin

A two block long historic district with 10 houses and 2 non-contributing houses


Eastern Boundary of the district

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in August 2016




West Park Street is three blocks in length but only two blocks of it comprise the historic district.

Park Street is 80 feet wide and appears as a bouleard without being a boulevard. Mature trees separate the sidewalks from the street. All the homes are set back on large, flat lots. The houses are all one and a half or two stories houses and it appears that the older the house, the larger its size.

The house at 402 was once a hospital and the house 311 was the Masonic Temple for several years. Both are private residences again.

A triangular shape park acts as a buffer between Central Avenue and the historic district. It is called Veteran's Memorial Park and includes a retired helicopter, placed by American Legion Post 54.

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 29, 2000
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Queen Anne; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Tudor Revival; et al.
Area of significance
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Meeting hall; Hospital
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 10
Non-contributing buildings: 2

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2016: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated status, added description and added photos