“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Related Historical Markers

This is a list of markers related to Tenney.
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By William J. Toman, March 13, 2011
Breese J. Stevens House
1Wisconsin (Dane County), Madison — 13 — Breese J. Stevens House1863 - 1864
This multi-faceted brick Italianate house was built for Madison lawyer, Daniel K. Tenney. In 1871, Tenney sold it to Breese J. Stevens who probably altered the house significantly during his ownership. Stevens was elected mayor of Madison in 1884 . . . Map (db m40861) HM
2Wisconsin (Dane County), Madison — 125 — Tenney ParkO.C. Simonds & John Nolen, Landscape Architects — 1900-1911 —
Designed by O.C. Simonds, the founder of the Prairie School of landscape architecture, Madison's first city park emphasizes naturalistic placement of native plant species. The design created lagoons to symbolize prairie rivers and meadows to . . . Map (db m50062) HM
3Wisconsin (Dane County), Madison — 10 — Tenney Park Lock and Dam
In 1846 Wisconsin's territorial legislature approved incorporation of Madison Village and construction of a dam at Lake Mendota's outlet with a canal for navigation between Lakes Mendota and Monona. The first dam was built of earth in 1847 by . . . Map (db m33652) HM
4Wisconsin (Dane County), Madison — Tenney Park
This park was named for its principle benefactor, Daniel Kent Tenney (1834 - 1915), an attorney, who purchased a portion of this marshland in 1899 and donated it to the Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association to be developed and maintained as an . . . Map (db m50087) HM
Apr. 23, 2021