National Register of Historic Places listings in Forest County, Wisconsin facts for kids
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 10 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.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Armstrong Creek Bridge||
|Old 101 Rd. over Armstrong Cr.
||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||
|Along the Hidden Lakes Trail near Butternut and Franklin Lakes
||Hiles||20 sites spanning 4000 years of Native American occupation.|
|3||Camp Five Farmstead||
|5466 Connor Farm Rd.
||Laona||1890s logging camp and the farm that supplied that camp. Now a living history museum.|
|4||Chicago and North-Western Land Office||
|4556 N. Branch St.
||Wabeno||1897 log building from which land was sold. Now Wabeno's public library.|
|5||Dinesen-Motzfeldt-Hettinger Log House||
|3125 WI 55
||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||
|National Forest Rd. 2181
||Alvin||Rustic-styled buildings built by CCCs and WPA starting in 1936.|
|State Trunk Hwy. 32
||Carter||One-company lumbering town which boomed from 1899 until the mill burned in 1931. Abandoned by 1939.|
|8||Otter Spring House||
|Approx. 80 meters S of Spring Pond Rd.
||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||
|8680 WI 101
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