Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Designated December 18, 1978
Erected 2012 by the Madison Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number 57.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: African Americans. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin, Madison Landmarks Commission series list.
Location. 43° 4.862′ N, 89° 22.741′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of East Dayton Street and North Blount Street on East Dayton Street. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas / Hill Grocery and Residence (a few steps from this marker); Here was Madison’s first African-American neighborhood (a few steps from this marker); Badger State Shoe Factory (within shouting distance of this marker); City Horse Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); City Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Anna and Cornelius Collins Residence (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Irene and Robert Connor Residence (about 800 feet away); Collins House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
Regarding Miller House. According to the Madison Landmarks Commission, William Miller's wife's name was Anna Mae, and he came to Madison to serve as a messenger for then-Governor "Fighting Bob" La Follette.
Also see . . . Madison Landmarks Commission. The landmark nomination form for the house (pdf). (Submitted on April 7, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. 3. submitted on March 18, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.