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Joyce Estate, Winter Boathouse, Chippewa National Forest Road 2144, 3 miles north , Grand Rapids, Itasca County, MN



Item Title
Joyce Estate, Winter Boathouse, Chippewa National Forest Road 2144, 3 miles north , Grand Rapids, Itasca County, MN

Location
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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MN-146-AA
Significance: ... the Winter Boathouse was constructed in the early 1920s to permit winter storage of the Joyce Family's recreational flotilla. As a published account noted in 1922, the Joyce Estate contained "a fleet of speedy pleasure boats, Evinrude boats and power boats." A photograph, dated ca. 1925, shows the structure perched on the shore of Trout Lake, immediately north and west of a summer boathouse, which was built over the water. The two boathouses apparently remained in use until the early 1970s, when the Joyce Family relinquished ownership of the property. In 1986, both boathouses were ...

Subjects
Boathouses


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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