Forest Lodge, Wisconsin

Forest Lodge, Wisconsin

Passport in timeunited states forest serviceProject partner: Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, WI, in Partnership with Passport In Time

Scope of Work:

Under the supervision and leadership of HistoriCorps’ field staff, volunteers rehabilitated the DSCN9815greenhouse potting shed, garage and greenhouse. Work included:

  • Potting shed
    • repaired the front door
    • installed replacement windows
    • reglazed and repaint windows
  • Greenhouse
    • rebuilt planter boxes
    • reinstalled ventilation windows
  • Garage
    • jacked the garage addition until it is level
    • repaired sill plates
    • installed foundation piers

The boat house, one of the 16 buildings on the Forest Lodge property.


Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Forest Lodge complex is a Northwoods treasure that has been tended for more than a century by Crawford Livingston and his descendants. In 1999, thanks to Crawford Livingston’s granddaughter, Mary Griggs Burke, Forest Lodge was gifted to the American People to preserve and enjoy. Forest Lodge was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002, designating this noteworthy and inspirational early 20th century complex as an important historic landmark to the community and the State of Wisconsin. The complex is comprised of 16 buildings.

Project Location:

Forest Lodge is located on the southern shore of Lake Namakagon, Wisconsin, north of County Hwy M.

HistoriCorps is a serving learning partner of the U.S. Forest Service, Department of Agriculture committed to the preservation and stewardship of significant resources on public lands.

  • Session 1
    June 5, 2016 - June 10, 2016
  • Session 2
    June 12, 2016 - June 17, 2016
  • Session 3
    June 19, 2016 - June 24, 2016
  • Session 4
    June 26, 2016 - July 1, 2016
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