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LEONARD-LEOTA PARK | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society

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LEONARD-LEOTA PARK

Architecture and History Inventory
LEONARD-LEOTA PARK | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:ALLEN'S CREEK STRAIGHTENING AND RIP-RAPPING
Other Name:ALLEN'S CREEK
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:171441
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):LEONARD-LEOTA PARK
County:Rock
City:Evansville
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1933
Additions: 1939
Survey Date:2010
Historic Use:natural feature
Architectural Style:Rustic Style
Structural System:
Wall Material:Limestone
Architect:/CWA, FERA, WPA
Other Buildings On Site:1
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
NOTES
Additional Information:THE COURSE OF ALLEN'S CREEK WITHIN LEOTA PARK WAS STRAIGHTENED AND ITS BANKS WERE RIP-RAPPED WITH LIMESTONE BETWEEN 1933 AND 1939 BY CWA, FERA, AND WPA-FUNDED LABOR.

Additional records associated with this property: Leonard and Leota Parks (AHI 29139), Lake Leota Dam (AHI 74758), Leota Park Bell Tower (AHI 140860), Henneberry Shelter House (AHI 140861), Leota Park Bath House (AHI 140943), Leonard-Leota Park Skater#25;s Warming House and Bandstand (AHI 140944), Leota Park Store Building (AHI 140945), Leota Park Antes Drive Bridge (AHI 171381), Lake Leota Dam Stepped Falls (AHI 171461), Leota Park Horseshoe Lagoon (East) (AHI 171501), Leota Park North Baseball Diamond Bathroom Building (AHI 171761), Leota Park Horseshoe Lagoon (West) (AHI 171481), Allen#25;s Creek Foot Bridge (AHI 171801).
Bibliographic References:Williams, B. Keith. Evansville City Parks: 1883-1986. Evansville, WI: Star Printing Co. 1987. Heggland, Timothy F. Leonard-Leota Park Historic District National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. January 17, 2011.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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