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

Derrick C. Bush House

ca. 1867

 
 
Derrick C. Bush House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William J. Toman, April 2, 2011
1. Derrick C. Bush House Marker
Inscription.  Built of cream brick, this handsome Italianate house was constructed for Derrick C. Bush (1816-1887). A Vermont native, Bush became the village of Madison's first assessor in 1854, and later, a county judge. A later owner, Phineas Baldwin, was a state assemblyman who became a Dane County sheriff. Note the decorative side bay, original shutters, bracketed cornice and intricate porch details.
 
Erected 1982 by the Madison Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number 69.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureLaw Enforcement. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin, Madison Landmarks Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
 
Location. 43° 4.261′ N, 89° 23.316′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is on South Broom Street, 0.1 miles north of West Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 South Broom Street, 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. James and Bridget Casserly House (within shouting distance of
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this marker); Way of the Cross at Cathedral Place (approx. 0.2 miles away); Doty School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dowling Apartments (approx. 0.2 miles away); La Follette House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hotel Loraine (approx. ¼ mile away); Nathan Dane (approx. ¼ mile away); Mohr / Christoffer Block (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Derrick C. Bush House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William J. Toman, April 2, 2011
2. Derrick C. Bush House Marker
The marker is to the right of the front door.
Derrick C. Bush House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William J. Toman, April 2, 2011
3. Derrick C. Bush House
This is the east corner of the house.
Derrick C. Bush House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William J. Toman, April 2, 2011
4. Derrick C. Bush House
This is tne north corner of the house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 613 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 2, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.

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