Matt Johnson Log House

Also known as: The Knox House
S of Brantwood off U.S. 8, Brantwood, Wisconsin

Log home on private property, not currently in service

Photos 

Overview Looking Northeast

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2015

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Map 

Description 

The owner was kind enough to allow me to shoot photos of the exterior of the log home. It was, at one time, covered with clapboard siding. Note the dovetail joinery of the logs, which helped preserve the structure's integrity all these years.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 8, 1978
Reference number
78000128
NR name
Johnson, Matt, Log House
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Finnish log construction
Areas of significance
Ethnic Heritage - European; Exploration/Settlement; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1898

Update Log 

  • August 3, 2015: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status, Added Description and Added Photos
  • August 3, 2015: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status and Added Photos

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