Watertown, WI, Octagon House Photos
Watertown's prime attraction is an Octagonal House built by John Richards, which with 57 rooms, closets & halls, was the largest single-family house in Wisconsin when built in the early 1850s. Moved beside the house is a building which served as America's first Kindergarten (1856).
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|John Richards Octagon House (1850s) has 57 rooms, closets & halls. Watertown, WI. Style: Octagonal.||Detail of porches surrounding John Richards Octagon House. Watertown, WI.||Front door of John Richards Octagon House. Watertown, WI.||Clapboard building in which first U.S. Kindergarten was founded (1856) by Margarethe Meyer Schurz. Watertown, WI.|