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Eight More Octagons

May 2024
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The Octagon House in Watertown, Wisconsin, has a new look since Alexander Boulton photographed it (top right) . In 1982 the original wraparound porches were restored. This restoration culminated about forty years of thinking, talking, and delay. Cost was the dominant factor, but the recession allowed a local contractor to do the job for fifty thousand dollars. Memorial monies and gifts from local industry and friends of the house paid for most of the work.

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