Tenney Park

Tenney Park (HMXTA)

Location: Madison, WI 53703 Dane County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 5.516', W 89° 22.023'

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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 "in-city" park for working people. He gave additional funds for park improvements. The acquisition of Tenney Park triggered a new era of park philanthropy and development, and by 1910 the original 14-acre parcel had grown to 44 acres.
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 2:16pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 307349 N 4773743
Decimal Degrees43.09193333, -89.36705000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 5.516', W 89° 22.023'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 5' 30.96" N, 89° 22' 1.38" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1414 E Johnson St, Madison WI 53703, US
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