Monona in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Frank Allis House
Frank Allis House
Built by the son of the founder of the Allis-Chalmers Farm Machinery Company, this 14-room eclectic style manor house was among the first year-round dwellings on the lakeshore. The house contained seven fireplaces and a third-floor ballroom and served as the center of a 600-acre farm.
Erected by Monona Landmarks Commission and Monona Grove Businessmen's Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
Location. 43° 4.594′ N, 89° 19.563′ W. Marker is in Monona, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is on Monona Drive north of Winnequah Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4123 Monona Drive, Madison WI 53716, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Springhaven Pagoda (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Monona Mound (approx. 0.4 miles away); Monona’s Birthplace / Monona's History (approx. half a mile away); Ernie's Trading Post Blooming Grove Town Hall (approx. half a mile away); A.T. Lamboley Cottage (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dean House / Nathaniel Dean (approx. 0.6 miles away); Nathaniel Dean Farmhouse (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monona.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2022, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 118 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 5, 2022, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 2, 3. submitted on July 8, 2022, by Richard A. Bernstein of Monona, Wisconsin.