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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.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitectureEducationRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
 
Location. 43° 3.122′ N, 89° 20.076′ W. Marker is in Monona, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of Ridgewood Avenue and Graham Drive, on the right when traveling north on Ridgewood Avenue. 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. ¼ mile away); Paunack Park (approx. 0.3 miles
George Nichols Home - Circa 1878 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rick Bernstein
2. George Nichols Home - Circa 1878 Marker
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away); Bungalowen (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roselawn Tower of Memories (approx. 0.8 miles away); Edna Taylor Conservation Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Royal Airport / Charles Lindbergh (approx. 1.1 miles away); Otto Schroeder House (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monona.
 
George Nichols Home - Circa 1878 and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gordon Govier, June 13, 2009
3. George Nichols Home - Circa 1878 and Marker
George Nichols Home - Circa 1878 and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rick Bernstein
4. George Nichols Home - Circa 1878 and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2009, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,338 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 14, 2009, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin.   2. submitted on July 5, 2022, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on June 14, 2009, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin.   4. submitted on July 5, 2022, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 18, 2022