The Town Park

The Town Park (HMXKE)

Location: Madison, GA 30650 Morgan County
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N 33° 35.833', W 83° 28.15'

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Town Park reflects the foresight, leadership and hard work of so many — a true public-private partnership. Revitalization plans and Bicentennial celebration efforts converged in 2000 upon the idea of reestablishing a downtown greenspace.

By 2004 the Downtown Development Authority, through perseverance and acquisition donations, acquired four parcels of property — equivalent to two city blocks. The next year witnessed the demolition of non-historic structures, plan development, and official groundbreaking. Fundraising by the Madison Bicentennial Committee inspired individuals, families, and foundations to give generously, while professionals and businesses provided in-kind support.

An emphasis on heritage design inspired a recast Cooke Fountain and recreated Victorian Gazebo (both from the town square), a Neoclassical Pavilion, and Park Cottage restoration. Town Park is Madison's Bicentennial legacy — an outdoor venue, civic gathering ground, development catalyst, greenspace, and downtown landmark — dedicated in 2009.
Year Placed2011
Placed ByCity of Madison, Madison BiCentennial Commission 1809-2009
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 1:19pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 270879 N 3720230
Decimal Degrees33.59721667, -83.46916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 35.833', W 83° 28.15'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 35' 49.98" N, 83° 28' 9.00" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-106 W Jefferson St, Madison GA 30650, US
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