Park System of the City of Madison, Wisconsin | Map or Atlas | Wisconsin Historical Society

Map or Atlas

Park System of the City of Madison, Wisconsin

Park System of the City of Madison, Wisconsin | Map or Atlas | Wisconsin Historical Society
Streets, Lake Wingra, Lake Mendota, and Lake Monona are all labelled. Map reads: "The present park system of Madison comprises 150 acres of improved parks, several small playgrounds, and 25 miles of pleasure drives, all created through the activity of the Park and Pleasure Drive Association. This association has raised for park purposes, by small voluntary subscriptions, nearly $250,000, an average of $15,000 a year for 17 years."
DESCRIPTION
Streets, Lake Wingra, Lake Mendota, and Lake Monona are all labelled. Map reads: "The present park system of Madison comprises 150 acres of improved parks, several small playgrounds, and 25 miles of pleasure drives, all created through the activity of the Park and Pleasure Drive Association. This association has raised for park purposes, by small voluntary subscriptions, nearly $250,000, an average of $15,000 a year for 17 years."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:100761
Creation Date: 1909
Creator Name:Nolen, John
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Map Collection
Genre:Map or Atlas
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:GX9029 M18 1909 N
Original Dimensions:19 x 45 cm., on sheet 24 x 56 cm.
SUBJECTS
Cities and towns
Parks
Streets
Lakes
Land
Landforms
Capitols

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