Early Social Whirl

Early Social Whirl (HMNGD)

Location: Middleton, WI 53562 Dane County
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N 43° 5.793', W 89° 29.727'

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To commemorate Middleton's early social activities, the Middleton Landmarks Commission dedicates this site, which, since the early 1830's, has served as a center of social activity for Middleton's residents. Historic interest includes such enterprises as Frank's Park, a gathering area named for Frank Hoover, which offered refreshments and musical entertainment. Broadway Gardens, the home of the famous 1934 Walkathon, was built on the site of Frank's Park in 1923. The Club, formerly known as Ye Olde Tavern, was erected in 1908 and was the subject of the book, "Blue Collar Aristocrats", by E.E. LeMasters. The Top Hat, so named because of its original design, was the last established dinner club in this area. From the early 1900's to the present, this site has continued as an important social center for Middletonians.

Designated November 26, 1986
Placed ByThe Middleton Landmarks Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 296914 N 4774559
Decimal Degrees43.09655000, -89.49545000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 5.793', W 89° 29.727'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 5' 47.58" N, 89° 29' 43.62" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 326 Co Hwy MS, Middleton WI 53562, US
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