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2017 Historic Preservation Award Winner Announced

2017 Historic Preservation Award Winner Announced | Wisconsin Historical Society

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Service received the 2017 Historic Preservation Award from the Wisconsin Historical Society for preserving the resources of Forest Lodge. 

About Forest Lodge

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Service has preserved several buildings at Forest Lodge near Cable, WI. The most dramatic of these projects has been the saving of the Forest Lodge Boathouse. The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Service has also entered into a 60 year historic preservation lease with Northland College to restore and preserve Forest Lodge as an ecological campus.

About the Preservation Award

This award recognizes the best work in protecting a threatened historic property in Wisconsin. The historic property may be a building, structure, object, site or district. Commendable community and individual efforts such as advocacy, fund raising, creation of a protective ordinance, physical stabilization and repair will be recognized.

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