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

George Nichols Home - Circa 1878

 
 
George Nichols Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, June 13, 2009
1. George Nichols Home Marker
Inscription.  This typical Wisconsin farmhouse became the retirement home in 1880 of early civic leader George Nichols. Five unusual round windows upstairs and a hilltop location provided a grand view of the area. Nichols School and Road, built on parcels of his original farm, are named in George Nichols' honor.
 
Erected by Monona Landmarks Commission and Howard and Louise Hill.
 
Location. 43° 3.127′ N, 89° 20.067′ W. Marker is in Monona, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is on Ridgewood Avenue 0 miles south of Graham Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6204 Ridgewood Avenue, Madison WI 53716, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Outlet Mound (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Bridge (approx. mile away); Paunack Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bungalowen (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edna Taylor Conservation Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Royal Airport / Charles Lindbergh
George Nichols Home image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, June 13, 2009
2. George Nichols Home
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Otto Schroeder House (approx. 1.2 miles away); George Kalbfleisch, Jr. Farm House (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monona.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2009, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,231 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2009, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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