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The Nurses Dormitory

1402 University Avenue, 1924-2002

 

— Where we became nurses and friends —

 
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By Gordon Govier, June 26, 2009
1. The Nurses Dormitory Marker
Inscription.  The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing, established in 1924, is the oldest collegiate nursing program in the state. Nursing students lived in the dormitory from 1946 until 1960. The Nurses Dormitory building remained home to the School of Nursing administrative offices until 1977 when the school moved to the Clinical Sciences Center at 600 Highland Avenue. The dormitory was demolished in August, 2002.

Arthur Peabody, Architect, 1925
 
Erected by Plaque donated by the School of Nursing Class of 1950.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationScience & MedicineWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1924.
 
Location. 43° 4.407′ N, 89° 24.523′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is on University Avenue near North Randall Avenue, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison WI 53706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneering Human Genetics (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia (about 500 feet away); First Chemical Synthesis of a Gene
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By Gordon Govier, June 26, 2009
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(about 600 feet away); Pioneering Bacterial Genetics (about 600 feet away); Controlling Blood Clotting (about 700 feet away); Eliminating Pellagra (about 700 feet away); Discovery of Vitamins A and B (about 700 feet away); Forging Agrarian Democracy (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
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By Gordon Govier, June 26, 2009
3. The Nurses Dormitory Marker (detail)
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By Gordon Govier, June 26, 2009
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2009, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 846 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 28, 2009, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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