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This is a list of markers regarding the Greenbush neighborhood.
 
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By William J. Toman, April 11, 2011
The Greenbush Marker
Wisconsin (Dane County), Madison — The Greenbush 1891 - 1960
This memorial is dedicated to the memory of those immigrants who settled this area at the turn of the twentieth century. The 'Greenbush' site, known as the Triangle area, was a unique neighborhood composed of fourteen homogeneous ethnic groups. The . . . — Map (db m41636) HM
Wisconsin (Dane County), Madison — 28 — Greenbush
Once a marshy area off the shores of Lake Monona, this triangular shaped neighborhood became a dream for Italian immigrants during the early 1900's. Greenbush developed into one of America's countless Little Italys, complemented with Jewish, Black . . . — Map (db m32636) HM
Wisconsin (Dane County), Madison — 459 — Site of Former Greenbush Cemetery Burials
Nineteenth century cemeteries were sometimes relocated as a community expanded. In 1845, land was purchased for a cemetery in the Greenbush neighborhood of Madison where St. Marys Hospital is located today. The cemetery became overcrowded with . . . — Map (db m27060) HM
Wisconsin (Dane County), Madison — 90 — Italian Workmen's Club 1922/1936
One of the few buildings remaining from the original Italian community in Greenbush, the Italian Workmen's Club was constructed by volunteer labor in 1922, with a major renovation in 1936. John Icke, local contractor and benefactor of the Italian . . . — Map (db m32642) HM
Wisconsin (Dane County), Madison — Spirit of Greenbush
[South Side:] Mos na harroni. Do not forget us. Nina Pecoraro Borgman Carpenter The best education I ever had was growing up in the Bush. Billy McDonald For the Italian girls our parents were too strict. It was school, home, and . . . — Map (db m42112) HM
Wisconsin (Dane County), Madison — 102 — Longfellow School Law, Law and Potter, Architects 1918, 1924 and 1938 —
The Longfellow School served the ethnically diverse Greenbush neighborhood as a community anchor between 1918 and 1980. Designed by the prominent Madison firm of Law, Law and Potter, the school is an excellent example of the Elizabethan Revival, a . . . — Map (db m49732) HM

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