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

John M. Olin

1851 - 1924

 
 
John M. Olin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, April 13, 2011
1. John M. Olin Marker
Inscription.  A trust fund established by Mr. Olin President of the Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association from 1894 to 1910, made possible the purchase of this burr oak grove.
 
Erected 1947.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
 
Location. 43° 3.389′ N, 89° 25.649′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of Knickerbocker Street and Arbor Drive, on the left when traveling south on Knickerbocker Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 824 Knickerbocker Street, Madison WI 53711, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indian Bird Effigy Mound (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to the Edgewood Park and Pleasure Drive (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of Our Beloved Sons (approx. 0.3 miles away); Plough Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Plough Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Panther Mound (approx. half a mile away); Edgewood
John M. Olin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, April 13, 2011
2. John M. Olin Marker
Wingra Park and Lake Wingra are in the background.
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(approx. half a mile away); Glenwood Children's Park (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This is a list of markers that mention John Olin.
 
John M. Olin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, April 13, 2011
3. John M. Olin Marker
John M. Olin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, April 13, 2011
4. John M. Olin Marker
The burr oak grove mentioned in the marker, which is in the lower right corner of this photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 444 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 14, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.

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