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Sigurd Olson’s writing shack designated a historic site of national significance

Dec 13, 2020 10:04AM ● By Editor
The interior of the Writing Shack in 2015. All photos by Greg Seitz, Quetico Superior Wilderness News

By Greg Seitz of Quetico Superior Wilderness News - December 12, 2020

“The Shack” joins Listening Point, the land and cabin west of Ely on Burntside Lake, which served as Olson’s retreat, on the list. Listening Point was added to the National Register in 2008. That wild, rocky, pine-studded property was where he found inspiration and rejuvenation, and escape from his many obligations — even from the demands of writing. 

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