Sunday, July 6, 2014

State Property for Sale: Northern Wisconsin Center, Chippewa Falls

State lists properties that are good prospects to sell.  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7/1/2014)

Facts and figures from "History of the Northern Center" timeline.

In 1895, the legislature approved to bill to construct a "Home for the Feeble-Minded", which opened in Chippewa Falls two years later.

The facility has undergone 3 name changes.
  • 1922.  The Northern Wisconsin Colony and Training School
  • 1976:  Northern Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled
  • 2005:  EXCEL Treatment Unit

Related post:
The Knapp House.  (7/2/2014)
Wiscraft Industries.  (7/4/2014)

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