Island Heritage Conservancy


Washington Island Heritage Conservancy Corp was formed for the intial task of saving the historic site of Thorstein Veblen's Cabin. Thorstein Veblen is an extremely important founder of the field of Institutional Economics, Political Economics and Economic Sociology.


The Island Heritage Conservancy has broadened its scope and promotes not only the initial project, but several ethnic heritage projects on the Island.

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Now we need your contributions to
restore the historical Thorstein Veblen Study Cabin

The Veblen Study Cabin is located on Washington Island, WI 54246. Click for directions.

The Island Heritage Conservancy is a non-profit organization that is working to gather the needed funds.
If you would like to support this project send your check made out to:

Washington Island Heritage Conservancy Corp
c/o Dr. Jerry Maiers
1391 Main Road
Washington Island
WI 54246

The funds collected to be used to restore the Veblen Study Cabin and creat an exhibit.
For questions or further information on this project contact
Jerry Maiers at 920-847-2373