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Greendale in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

An Ideal Location

 
 
An Ideal Location Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel Seewald, August 4, 2021
1. An Ideal Location Marker
Inscription.  The farms that occupied this land prior to 1936 were regarded as an ideal site for one of the nation's three "Greenbelt Communities". These gentle hills, thick woods and clear ponds—tucked at the edge of 660-acre Whitnall Park—promised a unique and exciting location for those seeking a new way in a government-owned home.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1936.
 
Location. 42° 56.513′ N, 87° 59.789′ W. Marker is in Greendale, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker can be reached from Broad Street south of Northway, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at the northwest "corner" of the fountain in "Eleanor's Courtyard". Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5623 Broad Street, Greendale WI 53129, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A "Greenbelt Community" (here, next to this marker); Built by Thousands (here, next to this marker); This Historic Two-Story Building Was Built In 1938 (here, next to this marker); Eleanor's Visit (here, next to this marker);
An Ideal Location Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel Seewald, October 10, 2021
2. An Ideal Location Marker
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Greendale's 'Backward Houses' (within shouting distance of this marker); Greendale Was Roosevelt's Idea (within shouting distance of this marker); Greendale is 'Alphabetized' (within shouting distance of this marker); Picture This - Our Own Theatre! (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greendale.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2021, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2021, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.

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Jul. 3, 2022