Battle Lake museum may soon be on National Register of Historic Places
BATTLE LAKE — Though he didn’t grow up in Prospect House, Jay Johnson has many, many memories of visiting his grandparents in the 18-room mansion that was built in 1882 by his great grandfather, James “Cap” Colehour.
Eventually, Johnson’s parents moved into the historic family home in Battle Lake. Though he always felt a kinship with the big, rambling old house, Johnson didn’t really know that much about the secrets that were stored there.
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