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INDIAN LAKE COUNTY PARK | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society

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INDIAN LAKE COUNTY PARK

Architecture and History Inventory
INDIAN LAKE COUNTY PARK | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:Scoutcraft Log Cabin
Other Name:
Contributing:
Reference Number:4943
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):INDIAN LAKE COUNTY PARK
County:Dane
City:
Township/Village:Berry
Unincorporated Community:
Town:8
Range:7
Direction:E
Section:11
Quarter Section:
Quarter/Quarter Section:
PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1926
Additions:
Survey Date:1975
Historic Use:camp/camp structure
Architectural Style:Astylistic Utilitarian Building
Structural System:
Wall Material:Log
Architect:
Other Buildings On Site:
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
NOTES
Additional Information:BUILT BY CAMPERS UNDER DIRECTION OF RALPH METCALF, A COUNSELOR, AND INDIAN WHITE EAGLE. Photo code is "MELSON 75." This buildings original location was CAMP INDIANOLA GROUNDS (ACQUIRED BY STATE OF WI FOR GOVERNOR NELSON STATE PARK). The cabin was then taken apart and reassembled at Indian Lake County Park. While it is not labeled as such, it is the Indianola cabin.
Bibliographic References:Don Sanford Author On Fourth Lake: A Social History of Lake Mendota.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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