The State of
Wisconsin Historical Society has added Horicon State Bank to the
State Register of Historical Places, the company announced Friday.
the award, Horicon Bank is eligible to be placed on the National
Register of Historic Places when the Wisconsin Historical Society
presents their nomination to the Department of the Interior.
Based in Horicon
and with an office in West Bend, Horicon Bank’s nomination was
submitted two years ago by Legacy Architecture of Sheboygan.
Historical Society considered the buildings’ merit under the
categories of both history and architecture. The building was
designed by Milwaukee architect, Herman Buemming.
“We think being
added to the State Register of Historical Places really honors our
past and the vision of the men who built the bank many years ago,”
said Fred C. Schwertfeger, vice president of communication, in a