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The Historic Preservation Commission meets on the 2nd Monday of the month, at 6:30 p.m. at the Dwight Foster Library.

The Fort Atkinson Preservation Commission is state-mandated commission, composed of five members appointed to five-year terms by the city manager with the City Council’s approval. The present commission’s authority is defined in Chapter 42, Fort Atkinson Municipal Ordinance Code:

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Water Tower History

HISTORY: The Water Tower is an unused water tower that was built in 1901 in Ft. Atkinson, Wisconsin. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 15, 2005. It is a 112 feet (34 m)-tall structure: a 78 feet (24 m) cream brick masonry base supports a 33 feet (10 m) […]

More Fun Finds in “Fort”

After leaving the Hoard Museum I saw an unusual shape against the sky and ordered my driver to investigate.  Wayne and I pondered it for a moment and decided it must be a water tower, even though there were windows. (Read More…) http://nomadicnewfies.blogspot.com/2013/01/more-fun-finds-in-fort.html

2019 Historic 1901 Water Tower Open Houses and Tours

1901 Water Tower Open Houses are held the first Saturday of the month, May-October, and on the 4th of July.  (Weather Permitting)  Other tours are by appointment. Please contact Tammy Doellstedt at 568-8069, or Doellstedt@sbcglobal.net. to reserve your spot. Age and Height restrictions apply, for those wishing to ascend the 120 steps to the viewing […]

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