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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Forest County, Wisconsin. It is intended to provide a comprehensive listing of entries in the National Register of Historic Places that are located in Forest County, Wisconsin. The locations of National Register properties for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below may be seen in a map.

There are 9 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 24, 2017.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Armstrong Creek Bridge
Armstrong Creek Bridge
November 18, 2011
(#11000841)
Old 101 Rd. over Armstrong Cr.
45°38′29″N 88°26′47″W / 45.641258°N 88.446356°W / 45.641258; -88.446356 (Armstrong Creek Bridge)
Armstrong Creek Standard, Prat pony truss bridge built of steel in 1908. This type was once common on Wisconsin roads, but only a handful remain.
2 Butternut-Franklin Lakes Archeological District
Butternut-Franklin Lakes Archeological District
May 9, 2007
(#07000429)
Along the Hidden Lakes Trail near Butternut and Franklin Lakes
45°55′36″N 88°59′34″W / 45.926666°N 88.992777°W / 45.926666; -88.992777 (Butternut-Franklin Lakes Archeological District)
Hiles 20 sites spanning 4000 years of Native American occupation.
3 Camp Five Farmstead
Camp Five Farmstead
January 11, 1996
(#95001506)
5466 Connor Farm Rd.
45°34′18″N 88°42′08″W / 45.571667°N 88.702222°W / 45.571667; -88.702222 (Camp Five Farmstead)
Laona 1890s logging camp and the farm that supplied that camp. Now a living history museum.
4 Chicago and North-Western Land Office
Chicago and North-Western Land Office
December 23, 1993
(#93001446)
4556 N. Branch St.
45°26′21″N 88°39′39″W / 45.439167°N 88.660833°W / 45.439167; -88.660833 (Chicago and North-Western Land Office)
Wabeno 1897 log building from which land was sold. Now Wabeno's public library.
5 Dinesen-Motzfeldt-Hettinger Log House
Dinesen-Motzfeldt-Hettinger Log House
January 12, 2005
(#04001486)
3125 WI 55
45°29′06″N 88°58′31″W / 45.485°N 88.975278°W / 45.485; -88.975278 (Dinesen-Motzfeldt-Hettinger Log House)
Mole Lake, Wisconsin (listed as Crandon) 1870s location of a stopping place on the Military Road north of Green Bay. The cabin was once occupied by the father of Karen Blixen who wrote Out of Africa, during his trapping and trading days. Under restoration as of 2010.
6 Franklin Lake Campground
September 28, 1988
(#88001573)
National Forest Rd. 2181
45°55′51″N 88°59′37″W / 45.930833°N 88.993611°W / 45.930833; -88.993611 (Franklin Lake Campground)
Alvin Rustic-styled buildings built by CCCs and WPA starting in 1936.
7 Minertown-Oneva
Minertown-Oneva
May 4, 2010
(#09001315)
State Trunk Hwy. 32
45°22′57″N 88°37′32″W / 45.382394°N 88.625561°W / 45.382394; -88.625561 (Minertown-Oneva)
Carter One-company lumbering town which boomed from 1899 until the mill burned in 1931. Abandoned by 1939.
8 Otter Spring House
June 3, 1999
(#99000684)
Approx. 80 meters S of Spring Pond Rd.
45°35′22″N 88°48′49″W / 45.589444°N 88.813611°W / 45.589444; -88.813611 (Otter Spring House)
Lincoln The 1933 cedar log structure was built by a CCC camp to protect the spring, which was their water supply. Water from the spring has special significance to the Potawatomi.
9 John and Anna Wywialowski
November 7, 2016
(#16000766)
8680 WI 101
45°41′09″N 88°26′15″W / 45.685728°N 88.437489°W / 45.685728; -88.437489 (John and Anna Wywialowski)
Armstrong Creek
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