Friends of the Fredericksons, Inc.
Friends of the Fredricksons, Inc. is a newly formed foundation commemorating the lives of Edith and Hazel Fredrickson. It is seeking to preserve the history of not only the Fredrickson family but of the town of Star Lake. They tell their own story on their website--see the Links Tab above.
The Friends own three Star Lake properties: The old Fredrickson minnow stand, the Fredrickson house, and the old schoolhouse. The schoolhouse is now open to the public, housing the Old Schoolhouse Gallery operated by Libby Scott. See Website link below. The have plans to renovate the minnow stand and Fredrickson homestead and open them to the public for historic interest.Charles P. ForbesAugust 2, 2003Revised: October 11, 2007
Major ReferencesFriends of Star Lake. Homestead Dinner at Hintz's North Star Lodge, Sunday, August 10th . [Poster] Star Lake, 2014. View Full Entry (Full text available)Friends of the Fredrisksons. Friends of the Fredricksons Newsletter. Star Lake, . View Full Entry
Minor References****. Artists Offer Studio Tours. [Vilas County News-Review, Oct. 3, 2007] Eagle River, 2007. View Full Entry****. Northwood Art Tour Summer and Fall 2007. [Brochure] McNaughton, WI, 2007. View Full Entry (Full text available)****. Preserving Family Land, Cabin to Be Topic of Aug. 5 Seminar. [Vilas County News-Review, July 28, 2010, p. 6A] Eagle River, 2010. View Full Entry****. Star Lake Gallery to Play Host to Free Aug. 5 Seminar. [Lakeland Times, Augus 3, 2010, p. 25] Minocqua, 2010. View Full Entry