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

Eben and Rosaline Peck

 
 
Eben and Rosaline Peck Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 9, 2010
1. Eben and Rosaline Peck Marker
Inscription.  
Eben and Rosaline Peck
erected Madison's first home on this site. April, 1837
 
Erected 1956 by John Bell Chapter D.A.R., replaced 1981.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 43° 4.5′ N, 89° 22.814′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Webster Street and King Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison WI 53703, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peck Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Fess Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Dick-Eddy Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); Philip Schoen Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); King Street Arcade (about 300 feet away); Madison Hotel (about 300 feet
Eben and Rosaline Peck Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 9, 2010
2. Eben and Rosaline Peck Marker
The Eben and Rosaline Peck marker is on the wall in the lower right, and the Peck Cabin marker is across the plaza.
away); Suhr Bank Building (about 400 feet away); Bellevue Apartments (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Also see . . .
1. Rosaline Peck. Picture and background from the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Submitted on October 13, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.) 

2. Madison, a history of the formative years. On page 28 of this book, by David V. Mollenhoff, there is an account of the Peck's arrival and life in Wisconsin. (Submitted on October 14, 2010.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 770 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on October 14, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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