Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm

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Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm
AldoLeopoldShack.jpg
Aldo Leopold Shack in 2014
Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm is located in Wisconsin
Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm
Nearest city Lewiston, Wisconsin
Coordinates 43°33′46″N 89°39′33″W / 43.56278°N 89.65917°W / 43.56278; -89.65917Coordinates: 43°33′46″N 89°39′33″W / 43.56278°N 89.65917°W / 43.56278; -89.65917
Built 1935
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 78000082
Significant dates
Added to NRHP July 14, 1978[1]
Designated NHL January 16, 2009[2]

Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm is a historic site in Baraboo, Wisconsin, United States, that was listed as Aldo Leopold Shack on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2009.[2]

The farm was bought by Aldo Leopold, a conservationist and writer, in the early 1930s. He rehabilitated a chicken coop, which he referred to as the Shack, for his family to spend weekends in. He later wrote several works on conservation, the environment, and wildlife there, including the Sand County Almanac.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ a b c "Interior Secretary Kempthorne Designates 9 National Historic Landmarks in 9 States". Department of the Interior. 2009-01-16. 

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