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Early history of Ozaukee County, Wisconsin
(1965)

Pebble house,   pp. 58-59


Page 59

Pebble House
This method of construction was originally used in central and r
New York State and was brought to Wisconsin by settlers. It is similar
16 and 17 Century English flintwork, where colorful flint and chalk fra4
were alternately coursed, often with curious effects. The lime and san
for mortar dried very slowly, but was most durable.
The house was purchased by the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Lig
Company, in March 1930, when the company acquired the land for a power:
The ccopany decided to preserve the house as a historical building and i
it to its present location in 1935.


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