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Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

John M. Olin

1851 - 1924

 
 
John M. Olin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, April 13, 2011
1. John M. Olin Marker
Inscription. A trust fund established by Mr. Olin President of the Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association from 1894 to 1910, made possible the purchase of this burr oak grove.
 
Erected 1947.
 
Location. 43° 3.389′ N, 89° 25.649′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of Knickerbocker Street and Arbor Drive, on the left when traveling south on Knickerbocker Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 824 Knickerbocker Street, Madison WI 53711, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to the Edgewood Park and Pleasure Drive (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of Our Beloved Sons (approx. 0.3 miles away); Plough Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Plough Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Panther Mound (approx. half a mile away); Edgewood (approx. half a mile away); Glenwood Children's Park (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Rest (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Madison.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This is a list of markers that mention John Olin.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
John M. Olin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, April 13, 2011
2. John M. Olin Marker
Wingra Park and Lake Wingra are in the background.
John M. Olin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, April 13, 2011
3. John M. Olin Marker
John M. Olin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, April 13, 2011
4. John M. Olin Marker
The burr oak grove mentioned in the marker, which is in the lower right corner of this photo.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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