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

The Fairchild Home

 
 
The Fairchild Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, February 12, 2011
1. The Fairchild Home Marker
Inscription.
1846---1925
This land was the site of the Fairchild home
Jairus Cassius Fairchild
State Treasurer, Wisconsin, 1848-1852
First Mayor of Madison, 1856
Lucius Fairchild
Lt. Col. 2nd Regt. Wis. Inf. 1861
Colonel 2nd Regt. Wis. Inf. 1862
Brig. Gen. U.S.V. 1863
Secretary of State, Wisconsin, 1864-1866
Governor of Wisconsin, 1866-1872
U.S.Counsul, Liverpool, 1872-1878
U.S. Consul General, Paris, 1878-1880
U.S. Minister to Spain, 1880-1881

 
Location. 43° 4.343′ N, 89° 22.883′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of West Wilson Street and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, on the left when traveling west on West Wilson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: One West Wilson Street, Madison WI 53703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Men and Women (here, next to this marker); Olin Terrace (a few steps from this marker); State Office Building (a few steps from this marker); Madison is an Indian mound capital (within shouting distance of this marker); Madison Club
The Fairchild Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, February 12, 2011
2. The Fairchild Home Marker
The marker is on the corner of the landmark State Office Building.
(within shouting distance of this marker); John A. Urich (within shouting distance of this marker); David James Schaefer (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Post Office and Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lucius Fairchild. Biographical sketch from the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Submitted on February 13, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.) 

2. Fairchild Home. Photo and background of the home from the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Submitted on February 13, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.) 

3. Jairus Cassius Fairchild. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on February 13, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.) 
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
State Office Building image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman
3. State Office Building
The Fairchild Home marker is on the near corner.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 568 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 13, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.   3. submitted on January 27, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.
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