ROD AND GUN CLUB PARK | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society

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ROD AND GUN CLUB PARK

Architecture and History Inventory
ROD AND GUN CLUB PARK | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
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Reference Number:41733
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):ROD AND GUN CLUB PARK
County:Eau Claire
City:Eau Claire
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PROPERTY FEATURES
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Survey Date:1982
Historic Use:camp/camp structure
Architectural Style:Astylistic Utilitarian Building
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Wall Material:Wood
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Demolished?:No
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NATIONAL AND STATE REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES
National/State Register Listing Name:Not listed
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NOTES
Additional Information:A park shelter. Unfortunately, the fine cobblestone fireplace next to the shelter is gone. According to Barland, the Rod and Gun Club worked for laws regulating game and fishing and planted fish in streams. They operated from a club house at 235 Water Street for over 15 years and in 1929 bought property on the west bank of Half Moon Lake to make a 40 acre park. They made trout ponds and had a bathing beach and diving tower. Today, the Rod and Gun Club Park is without a beach, but the area is beautifully lush and features a meandering stream and the remains of the trout ponds. Related buildings (separate records): Barland, L. 1965. The Rivers Flow On, p. 345.
Bibliographic References:(A) Barland, L. 1965. The Rivers Flow On, p. 345.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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