Articles in Eastside Hill History
by Brad Mueller
The classroom windows were fitted with black-out curtains-which I suspect were leftover from World War II. The black-out curtains were used to darken a classroom to show one of those …
Last week at the monthly steering committee meeting, during public comments, the committee heard a proposal from a former neighborhood resident to support a fence running along the top of the Eau Claire river bank …
A big crowd stood in the snow to watch 117 youths ski down the wooden slide, soar through the air, land on the side of the hill and come to a skidding stop far out on the flat. Hosted by the neighborhood’s newly formed Hilltoppers Ski Club, it was Eau Claire’s first major ski jumping tournament for juniors and the site was the South end of the Forest Hill Cemetery grounds.
by Roxanne K. Owens | Have you ever wondered if anyone famous came from our Eastside Hill neighborhood? The following is at least a partial listing of the famous, the infamous, and the semi-famous.
by Roxanne K. Owens | A quick history of business and development highlights on the Eastside Hill from 1859 to 1945. Including everything from the first city jail built on Doty Street to the “Wide A Wake Shoe Repair” shop on East Grand Avenue to the day work began on Wagner’s Bowling Alley.