La Follette House

La Follette House (HMWJN)

Location: Madison, WI 53703 Dane County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 4.131', W 89° 23.148'

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"Fighting Bob" La Follette and his wife Belle Case La Follette moved into this dignified old residence in 1881. Both graduated from the UW Law School, Belle being the first woman to do so. Both became preeminent state and national political figures, using their oratorical prowess to campaign against corruption and special privilege, and in favor of the new Progressive party, peace and woman's suffrage. "Fighting Bob" later served as U.S. Congressman, Governor, U.S. Senator and candidate for President.

Designated April 16, 1990
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Madison Landmarks Commission series
Marker Number91
Year Placed2011
Placed ByThe Madison Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 8:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 305750 N 4771223
Decimal Degrees43.06885000, -89.38580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.131', W 89° 23.148'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 7.86" N, 89° 23' 8.88" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 312 S Broom St, Madison WI 53703, US
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