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Schmidt's Auto, Inc.

39 North Park St.

 
 
Schmidt's Auto, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 30, 2012
1. Schmidt's Auto, Inc. Marker
Inscription. Madison's oldest towing company, Schmidt's Auto, was founded in 1937 by Norbert and Viola Schmidt. Over the next 65 years, Norbert and his son, Lawrence, operated the business before Norbert's grandsons, Michael and John Schmidt, took over. In 2001, this 3rd generation business outgrew this location and moved their towing division to 1621 Beld St. and their parts division to 2121 Fish Hatchery Rd.
 
Location. 43° 4.12′ N, 89° 24.08′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of North Park Street and Spring Street, on the right when traveling north on North Park Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 North Park Street, Madison WI 53706, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Italian Workmen's Club (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Greenbush (about 400 feet away); Spirit of Greenbush (about 700 feet away); Longfellow School (approx. mile away); 9XM - WHA (approx. 0.3 miles away); Luther Memorial Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edward Klief Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bowen House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Schmidt's Auto, Inc. Photo on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 30, 2012
2. Schmidt's Auto, Inc. Photo on Marker
Schmidt's Auto, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 30, 2012
3. Schmidt's Auto, Inc. Marker
The marker is on the Park Street side of UW-Madison's Newell Smith Residence Hall.
Schmidt's Auto, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 30, 2012
4. Schmidt's Auto, Inc. Marker
In this wide view of Newell Smith Residence Hall, the marker is in the middle of the building.
Newell Smith Residence Hall image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 30, 2012
5. Newell Smith Residence Hall
This is a photo of the main entrance to the building, which is just south of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 294 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 2, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.
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