The Kraft Family and Kraftwood Gardens

Hermolin, Joe
June 2010
Wisconsin Magazine of History;Summer2010, Vol. 93 Issue 4, p16
The article discusses the history and development of the Kraft family summer home and resort at Kraftwood Gardens in Langlade County, Wisconsin. The author reflects on J. L. Kraft, founder of the Kraft Cheese Company, and his acquisition of lakefront property for construction of a vacation home. Emphasis is given to the development of the site into a tourist destination and collected artifacts such as totem poles and Indian art exhibited on the grounds. The management of the grounds by William Kraft and Roy and Ruth Anderson is also noted.


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