Wayzata Heritage Preservation Board

June 8, 2021

In Case You Missed It: National Recognition for the Section Foreman House

The Wayzata Historical Society, The Wayzata Heritage Preservation Board, The Wayzata Conservancy and the City of Wayzata are celebrating a decade long effort to have the Section Foreman House on the National Register of Historic Places. Congratulations and thank you to everyone who has and will work on this project!

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May 25, 2021

Section Foreman House is listed on National Register of Historic Places

After over a decade of coordinated effort by many within the community, the Section Foreman House has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.



Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the Register is the United States federal government’s official list of districts, sites, buildings and ...

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Feb. 8, 2021

Trappers Cabin, Relic of Pioneer Era

Irene Stemmer was a force to be reckoned with when it came to the preservation of some of Wayzata’s most historic and treasured connections to the past.

Irene Stemmer & Ken Willcox stand in front of the Wayzata Trappers Cabin

Stemmer arrived in Wayzata in 1945 as the new administrative secretary of the Wayzata School District. She married Lew Stemmer, Jr. in ...

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