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Mauston Wisconsin's Historic Boorman House

Join with us for a virtual tour of Mauston Wisconsin's Historic Boorman House

Text for this Feature comes from the Juneau County Historical Society and Museum brochure. To contact the Juneau Country Historical Society: Rose Clark 1-608-847-4450 or 1-608-2070. The house is officially open Sat and Sun 1p.m. to 4 p.m. Memorial Day to Labor Day. Open anytime by appointment 608-847-4450 or 1-608-2070.

Mauston Wisconsin's Historic Boorman House

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The front doorway window

The front doorway window and its extraordinary stained glass

The Boorman House was built by Benjamin C. Boorman at 211 North Union Street, Mauston, Wisconsin. Construction probably being started in 1875 and being finished in 1876 or 1877. Mr. Boorman was born September 3. 1830 in Kent County, England, coming to New York in 1840 and was apprenticed at an early age by the owners of Wadsworth Flouring Mills. He came to his father's farm near Delevan in 1845 where he worked for several years.

Music from another time

Inside: Music from another time

He went to Delton, Wisconsin in 1852 building the City Flouring and Grist Mill. He married Elizabeth Gregg October 5, 1859. They had seven children, three of whom died in infancy. Daughter Elizabeth died in 1874 and Jane, William and Winnefred survived.

The Piano in the Parlor

The Piano in the Parlor

Elizabeth Boorman

Elizabeth Boorman

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