THE HAUGE LOG CHURCH NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

AND THE LITTLE TOWN THAT FOUGHT TO PROTECT IT.

 

TOWN OF PERRY

STATE OF WISCONSIN

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 

THE 1852 HAUGE LOG CHURCH NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

AS SEEN FROM OUTSIDE.

 

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THE HAUGE LOG CHURCH NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

AS SEEN FROM INSIDE.

 

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SCENIC VIEW FROM THE HISTORIC SITE

TOWARDS WISCONSIN’S BLUE MOUND STATE PARK.

 

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SCENIC VIEW TOWARDS BLUE MOUND STATE PARK

FROM THE HISTORIC SITE THROUGH THE OPENING ALONG THE PROPERTY LINE.

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GRADED PAD AND SITE FOR BUILDING(S) THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN

LOCATED NEXT TO THE HISTORIC SITE WITHOUT PERMITS, WITHOUT AN APPROVED

BUILDING SITE AND NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE TOWN OF PERRY’S LAND USE PLAN

THAT WOULD HAVE BLOCKED ITS SCENIC VIEWS AND DISTURBED ITS SERENITY.

 

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MOCK UP OF AN AIRPLANE HANGAR PROPOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION

NEXT TO THE HISTORIC SITE THAT WOULD HAVE  BLOCKED THE SCENIC VIEW OF

BLUE MOUND STATE PARK FROM THE HISTORIC SITE.

 

 

 

MOCK UP OF A SECOND SITE FOR AN AIRPLANE HANGAR

PROPOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION NEXT TO THE HISTORIC SITE THAT WOULD HAVE

BLOCKED THE SCENIC VIEW OF BLUE MOUND STATE PARK FROM THE HISTORIC SITE.

 

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VIEW OF A FENCE AS IT WAS BEING BUILT ALONG THE HISTORIC SITE PROPERTY LINE

TO BLOCK THE SCENIC VIEW OF BLUE MOUND STATE PARK FROM THE HISTORIC SITE.

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VIEW FROM THE HISTORIC SITE

AFTER IT WAS  BLOCKED BY THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE FENCE.

 

 

 

SCENIC VIEW ALONG THE PROPERTY LINE RESTORED

AFTER THE TOWN OF PERRY’S

LEGAL BATTLES TO REMOVE THE BLOCKADE FENCE.

 

 

 

SCENIC VIEW THROUGH THE CHURCH ENTRANCE DOOR

BEFORE AND AFTER THE FENCE WAS BUILT.

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VIEW OF THE HISTORIC SITE

AFTER THE FENCE WAS BUILT.

 

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VIEW OF THE  HISTORIC SITE

AFTER THE TOWN SUCCESSFULLY WON THE BATTLE TO PROTECT IT.

 

 

 

SCENIC VIEW OF BLUE MOUND STATE PARK THAT WAS RESTORED

AFTER TOWN OF PERRY’S SUCCESSFUL LEGAL BATTLE TO REMOVE THE FENCE

(PHOTO SHOWS FIRST SECTION OF FENCE TAKEN DOWN).

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CREATION OF A NEW HAUGE HISTORIC DISTRICT PARK

SURROUNDING THE HISTORIC SITE TO PROTECT IT FOREVER.

 

 

 

SCENIC VIEW FROM THE HISTORIC SITE THROUGH THE OPENING

ALONG THE PROPERTY LINE AFTER THE TOWN OF PERRY’S SUCCESSFUL LEGAL BATTLE

TO CREATE A HISTORIC DISTRICT PARK AROUND THE HISTORIC SITE TO PROTECT IT.

 

 

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VIEW OF GUEST REGISTRATION BOOK

SHOWING SIGNATURES OF THOUSANDS OF VISITORS

FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD.

 

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VIEW OF MARKER DESIGNATING THE HAUGE LOG CHURCH

NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE FOR VISITORS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

AND FUTURE GENERATIONS TO ENJOY.

 

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THIS HISTORIC PLACE IS NOW PROTECTED FOREVER.

PEOPLE WORSHIP HERE.

PEOPLE ARE BURIED HERE.

PEOPLE TAKE SANCTUARY, SOLACE AND COMFORT HERE.

 

HERE YOU CAN ONCE AGAIN ENJOY

SERENITY AND PEACE AND QUIET REFLECTION.

 

FROM HERE YOU CAN ONCE AGAIN SEE THE UNIQUE PANORAMIC

SCENIC VIEW OF THE BLUE MOUNDS AND UNGLACIATED WISCONSIN.


WHAT HAPPENED HERE WAS NOT DECIDED

BY WHO HAD THE MOST MONEY AND THE FANCIEST LAWYERS.


WHAT HAPPENED HERE WAS NOT DECIDED

BY WHO WENT BROKE FIRST.

 

WHAT HAPPENED HERE WAS DECIDED

BY  WHAT WAS RIGHT.

 

AT A GREAT COST TO THE RESIDENTS

AND TAXPAYERS OF THE TOWN OF PERRY.

 

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YOUR HELP IS NEEDED.

 

The 230 taxpayers in the Town of Perry have incurred over $1 million

in legal and land acquisition costs in their 12-year battle to protect

the Hauge Log Church National Historic Site.

 

It will take these brave souls 20 years to pay off this debt.

 

Your contribution will help them pay for this effort.

 

All contributions are charitable and tax deductible.

 

Donations will be recognized with a memorial photograph of the historic site suitable for framing,

as well as opportunities for you, your family or a designee to be remembered by purchasing a permanent marker

in the Hauge Historic District Park or opportunities for making anonymous contributions if you prefer.

 

Please also consider naming the Hauge Historic District Park in your estate plan.

This can be done through a variety of mechanisms, including making a bequest in your will such as cash,

sustained monthly or annual giving,  life insurance, zero percent loan, appreciated stock,

real estate, title to capitalized tangible assets, annuity,

or tax-free transfer of part of an annually required IRA minimum distribution,

and similar philanthropic opportunities of benefit to your estate.

 

Please make your charitable, tax-deductible donation to:

 

Hauge Historic District Park Support Fund
c/o The Friends of the Parks of Perry Township
Larry Price, Treasurer

1004 State Road 78

Mount Horeb, Wisconsin 53572

United States of America

 

You can also make donations electronically via PayPal by visiting:

http://www.friendsofperryparks.org

and clicking on “donate.”

 

For more information about donations, contact:

 

Larry Price, Treasurer, Friends of the Parks of Perry Township

Email:  larryprice@friendsofperryparks.org

Phone:  608.437.4553

 

For information about the Friends of the Parks of Perry Township, contact:

Mick Klein Kennedy, President

Email: mick@friendsofperryparks.org

Or visit:

http://www.friendsofperryparks.org

 

For a photographic history illustrating the protection of the Hauge Log Church National Historic Site

by the new Perry Hauge Historic District Park, visit:

http://www.haugehistoricdistrictpark.com

 

For more information about the Hauge Log Church National Historic Site, visit:

http://www.haugelogchurch.org.

 

 

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