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

Ceramic Arts Studio of Madison

 
 
Ceramic Arts Studio of Madison Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 13, 2010
1. Ceramic Arts Studio of Madison Marker
Inscription. Once located at this site on North Blount Street, the Ceramic Arts Studio of Madison operated from 1940 until its closing in 1956. Founded by Lawrence Rabbitt and Reuben Sand, the company was one of the largest manufacturers of figurines in the world and distributed up to 500,000 pieces annually. The vases, figurines, and salt and pepper sets, designed chiefly by Betty Harrington, were known nationally for their great originality and consistently high standards of manufacture.
 
Erected 1997 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 351.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 43° 4.807′ N, 89° 22.645′ W. Marker was in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker was on North Blount Street just north of East Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 8-12 North Blount Street, Madison WI 53703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. City Market (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Miller House (about 500 feet away);
Ceramic Arts Studio of Madison Marker Pole image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman
2. Ceramic Arts Studio of Madison Marker Pole
The marker is missing.
Badger State Shoe Factory (about 500 feet away); Thomas / Hill Grocery and Residence (about 500 feet away); Here was Madisonís first African-American neighborhood (about 600 feet away); City Horse Barn (about 700 feet away); Madison Gas & Electric Company Powerhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mattermore - Malaney House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 780 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 13, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.   2. submitted on October 30, 2014, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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