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Warner Park

 
 
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By Gordon Govier, May 5, 2012
1. Warner Park Marker
Inscription. This park was dedicated in memory of Ernest N. Warner (1868-1929). An astute politician, state senator, and president of the Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association from 1912 until his death in 1929. He is credited with making park services an integral part of city government.

In 1929 the Ernest N. Warner Memorial Park Committee was formed and began a subscription campaign to raise funds for the park. The parkland was conveyed to the city in 1937.
 
Location. 43° 7.927′ N, 89° 22.399′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is on Forster Drive 0.1 miles south of Troy Drive, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1340 Forster Drive, Madison WI 53704, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert M. La Follette Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); Eagle Effigy (approx. 1.2 miles away); Burrows Park (approx. 2.1 miles away); Bird Effigy Mound (approx. 2.1 miles away); Tenney Park Lock and Dam (approx. 2.6 miles away); Sherman Avenue Crossing (approx. 2.6 miles away); East Side High School (approx. 2.6 miles away); Elvis Presley Fight Scene (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Madison.
 
Regarding Warner Park.
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By Gordon Govier, May 5, 2012
2. Warner Park
Warner Park is the site of Madison's annual Rhythm and Booms Independence Day Celebration. It is also the home field for the Madison Mallards (Northwoods League - collegiate summer baseball), and the Warner Park Community Center.
 
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By Gordon Govier, May 5, 2012
3. Warner Park
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By Gordon Govier, May 5, 2012
4. Warner Park
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By Gordon Govier, May 5, 2012
5. Warner Park
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By Gordon Govier, May 5, 2012
6. Warner Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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