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B.B. Clarke

 
 
B.B. Clarke Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, March 18, 2011
1. B.B. Clarke Marker
Inscription. First known as Monona Park when it was established in 1902, then Spaight Street Park, this park was renamed in 1929 for Bascom B. Clarke (1851-1929), a Madison businessman. He was a founder of the Dane County Telephone Company, publisher of the nationally-distributed "American Thresherman" magazine, and an active fund-raiser for children's charities.
 
Location. 43° 4.665′ N, 89° 22.108′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is on Spaight Street 0.1 miles east of Jenifer Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 835 Spaight Street, Madison WI 53703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hyer - Jaquish Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Timothy and Katherine McCarthy House (about 400 feet away); John George Ott House (about 700 feet away); Biederstaedt – Breitenbach Grocery (about 700 feet away); Shipley-Shuttleworth House (about 700 feet away); Sauthoff House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Klose Cottage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kircher House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Madison.
 
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B.B. Clarke Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, March 18, 2011
2. B.B. Clarke Marker
The marker is on the left side of the street side of the beach house in the park.
Clarke house.
 
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B.B. Clarke Beach image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, March 18, 2011
3. B.B. Clarke Beach
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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