Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1976 by the Madison Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number 44.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin, Madison Landmarks Commission marker series.
Location. 43° 5.944′ N, 89° 18.411′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Milwaukee Street and Heistand Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The Hiestand School and marker are at the southeast corner of Hiestand Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4418 Milwaukee Street, Madison WI 53714, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Hiestand Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alexander Smith House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Olbrich's Thai Pavilion and Gardens (approx. 1.4 miles away); Conical Mound (approx. 1½ miles away); Starkweather's Harried History (approx. 1½ miles away); Third Lake Passage (approx. 1½ miles away); Olbrich Park (approx. 1½ miles away); John M. Olin (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
Regarding Hiestand School. According to the Madison Landmarks Commission, the Hiestand School "was in use as a schoolhouse until ca. 1955. It is one of the few one-room schoolhouses remaining intact in Dane County."
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. These are marker pages that reference Dane County one-room schoolhouses.
Also see . . . Madisons Landmarks Commission. The landmark nomination form for the building (pdf). (Submitted on April 3, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
Categories. • Education • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 587 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on May 7, 2011, by Kent Douglas Hiestand of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 2, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.