Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
This marker is made possible by a grant from the UW Foundation
Erected 2001 by the UW Foundation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the University of Wisconsin 🎓 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1938.
Location. 43° 4.433′ N, 89° 24.675′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Babcock Drive and University Avenue, on the right when traveling west. The marker is at the west entrance to the Biochemistry Building, which is opposite the main entrance on Henry Mall, on the Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 420 Henry Mall, 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. Discovery of Vitamins A and B (a few steps from this marker); Controlling Blood Clotting (a few steps from this marker); First Chemical Synthesis of a Gene (within shouting distance of this marker); Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneering Bacterial Genetics (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneering Human Genetics (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vitamin D Production Ends Rickets (about 300 feet away); Genetically Superior Crops (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
More about this marker. The marker is part of a series commemorating the sesquicentennial of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 3, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.