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By William J. Toman, March 13, 2011
Breese J. Stevens House
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|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|