"There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm."
Impressive 3-Storey Treehouse Built as a Labor of Love
In 2004, Tereasa Surratt and David Hernandez purchased Camp Wandawega, his childhood getaway, with the intention of preserving its old buildings and cabins. Surratt’s father christened the newly-obtained property by hanging a rope swing on the giant elm located in the center of camp. Sadly, he passed away a year and a half later, and almost immediately afterwards the couple found out that their beloved tree had Dutch Elm disease. Surratt was devastated and couldn’t bring herself to cut it down. Despite its disease, the tree was still strong, and it inspired them and their friends to think about using it in a big way. What resulted was an impressive three-storey treehouse that was built as a labor of love.