Mathias Mitchell Public Square--Main Street Historic District

Roughly Main St. from Strongs Ave. to Second St., Stevens Point, Wisconsin

A Public Square, home to a farmers' market and a social center for university students


Brick Pillars

Flanking Main Street, these pillars welcome you to the square or to Main Street, depending which way you're walking.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in August 2013



National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 13, 1986
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; Victorian; Modern Movement: Art Deco
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Plaza; Specialty store; Business
Current functions
Business; Specialty store; Plaza
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 60
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 10

Update Log 

  • August 29, 2013: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status and Added Photos