Marker 539: Haskell Noyes Memorial Woods

Erected 1956 by Wisconsin Historical Society
and Wisconsin Conservation Commission
Auburn, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
43° 36.929′ N, 88° 10.302′ W
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This scientific area preserved in natural condition for future generations is symbolic of the spirit of Haskell Noyes of Milwaukee (1886-1948) - one of Wisconsin's foremost conservationist's. Leader of citizen action for outdoor programs featuring youth participation, he was:

Wisconsin Conservation Commission Chairman (1931-1933) and member (1928-1933).

President Milwaukee Chapter Izaak Walton League of America (1926) when they purchased Mauthe Lake area for conservation use; instrumental in its transfer to people of Wisconsin (1936) for Kettle Moraine State Forest.

Sponsor of Voluntary Sportsmen’s License and Eagle Scout Forestry Camp.

Donor of traditional award for faithful, able service to Wisconsin’s Conservation Wardens.
The marker is located adjacent to a small parking area in the Haskell Noyes Memorial Woods on County Road Ggg (yes, that's "Ggg") / Kettle Moraine Scenic Drive, Campbellsport, Wisconsin 53010.

Sign at the intersection of County SS onto County Ggg.
The marker is located on County Ggg, about 1/2 mile from this sign.

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