Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
1907, Claude and Starck, Architects
1915 Addition, Law and Law, Architects
Designated August 7, 1989
Erected 2012 by the Madison Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number 88.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin, Madison Landmarks Commission marker series.
Location. 43° 4.149′ N, 89° 23.646′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is on West Mifflin Street 0.1 miles west of North Bedford Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison WI 53703, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Milwaukee Road Depot (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Grade and Orthopedic School (about 600 feet away); James Doris Farmhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spirit of Greenbush (approx. ¼ mile away); American Tobacco Co. Warehouses (approx. 0.3 miles away); James and Bridget Casserly House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Derrick C. Bush House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grimm Book Bindery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
Regarding Wiedenbeck-Dobelin Warehouse. According to the Madison Landmarks Commission, "The two-story section of this brick and concrete industrial structure was built in 1907 for the Wiedenbeck-Dobelin Co., founded in 1894 by T. E. Wiedenbeck and Charles W. Dobelin. Wiedenbeck was born in the town of Madison ca. 1868. After working as a printer's devil and helping in his father's brick business, he began working in the early 1890s as a traveling salesman for Sumner and Morris, a large hardware concern on the square. While working there he became friends with Dobelin, a tinsmith for Sumner and Morris, who came to Madison from Loganville, WI as a child. In 1894 they formed their new business as suppliers to blacksmiths and wagonmakers. They located at first on S. Bedford across from the IC passenger depot, and had
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Additional keywords. Architecture
Categories. • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 29, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 457 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 29, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. 2. submitted on March 4, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. 3, 4. submitted on March 12, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.