Durward's Glen (NRIS 78000081)
NE of Merrimac off WI 78,
WI. County/parish: Columbia.
3 contributing buildings.
14 contributing objects.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
November 07, 1978.
- Durward's Glen
- Durward's Glen is a historic property located in the town of Caledonia, Columbia County, Wisconsin, northeast of the village of Merrimac. The land encompasses a ravine nestled between steep bluffs, part of the Baraboo Bluffs adjoining the Wisconsin River. Nature trails wind throughout the area.
The 40-acre (16 ha) property includes a church, a grotto, residences, a barn, an outdoor way of the cross, and religious statues, including the Guardian of the Glen statue near where Durward's daughter was born. A small cemetery contains the graves of the Durwards and several of their children. The Durwards' original house burned in 1951. (read more...)
- Gothic Revival
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/78000081