Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Magnus Swenson Estate
Erected 1979 by the Madison Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number 60.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin, Madison Landmarks Commission marker series.
Location. 43° 5.506′ N, 89° 28.903′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker can be reached from Thorstrand Road 0.2 miles north of University Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The houses described by the marker were acquired by the City of Madison in 1978 as part of an expansion of Marshall Park. The marker is next to a Marshall Park path along Lake Mendota between the mansions and the lake. The path can be accessed from Marshall Park on the west or a park service road off of Thorstrand Road from
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hickory Hill House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hocheera (approx. 0.6 miles away); Early Social Whirl (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Lemcke Farm House (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Stamm House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mendota (approx. 1.3 miles away); Blackhawk Country Club Mound Group (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pheasant Branch Encampment (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
Also see . . . Madison Landmarks Commission. The landmark nomination form for the estate (pdf). (Submitted on August 12, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 658 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 13, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.