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Historic places and people in the land of milk and honey: Wisconsin's treasure: a tribute to our past, a celebration of the present and our commitment to continue the good life
(1998)

[Wehmhoff Square],   p. 82 PDF (381.2 KB)


Page 82


What started as a desire to restore an old
log cabin has resulted in a new look for
Wehmhoff Square, and the Burlington
Historical Society has helped save another
historic building from destruction. The old
log cabin was given to the city and was in
Echo Lake Park for many years; the society
furnished the building each summer as a
tourist attraction. When it began to deterio-
rate the city decided it must go.
Doug Lind persuaded the Society that the
building was worth saving. First with reluc-
tance and then with enthusiasm, the city
allowed a piece of the Square to be used.
Under the guidance of Lind and his crew of
restorers the cabin was totally dismantled,
the wood treated and restored. It is being
reassembled and will be ready sometime in
1999.
Flower gardens, under the direction of the
Burlington Area Garden Club, will bloom
with pioneer era plants and flowers. A
Gazebo has been erected and Wehmhoff
Square can again ring with the music of a
band.
T LARUE PAINT CO.


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