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

Burr Jones Field

 
 
Burr Jones Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman
1. Burr Jones Field Marker
Inscription.  This park was named in recognition of the Honorable Burr W. Jones (1846-1935) an active member of the Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association who conveyed property and funds to create and enhance the Madison parks system.

Jones, a Wisconsin native, was an attorney, law professor, chairman of the Wisconsin State Tax Commission, and a Supreme Court justice.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
 
Location. 43° 5.467′ N, 89° 21.65′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is on East Washington Avenue (U.S. 151) 0.1 miles west of North First Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1820 East Washington Avenue, Madison WI 53704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Steensland Bridge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Steensland Bridge (about 600 feet away); Yahara River Parkway (approx. ¼ mile away); Frank J. Hess and Sons Cooperage / Frank J. Hess, Cooper (approx. ¼ mile away); Fuller & Johnson Manufacturing Co. Office Building
Burr Jones Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman
2. Burr Jones Field Marker
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Tenney Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); John A. Johnson made Madison's Factory District Flourish (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gisholt Machine Company Manufacturing Complex (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2015, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2015, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.

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