Ten Chimneys Foundation Preservationist Wins Honored Hesseltine Award

We are thrilled to share that Ten Chimneys Foundation Preservationist and Volunteer Manager, Ms. Erika Laabs, has won the forty-eighth annual William Best Hesseltine Award for volume 98 of Wisconsin Magazine of History. Her article, "The Farm at Ten Chimneys: A Closer Look at the Home of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne," appeared in the Winter 2014-2015 issue and received the most votes from readers for the best article of the volume year. Congratulations, Erika!

To read the full article, "The Farm at Ten Chimneys," click here.

About Erika Laabs

Erika received a bachelor of arts degree in history from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and began working at Ten Chimneys Foundation in 2010, where she is Preservation/Volunteer Manager. During a 2009 internship, her interest in World War II history evolved into research on the Lunts' farm.

What is Ten Chimneys?

Ten Chimneys, the estate lovingly created by theatre legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, is open to the public as a world-class house museum with a progressive mission to serve the arts.

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