Site of Former Greenbush Cemetery Burials

Site of Former Greenbush Cemetery Burials (HMHZB)

Location: Madison, WI 53705 Dane County
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N 43° 3.917', W 89° 26.022'

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Nineteenth century cemeteries were sometimes relocated as a community expanded. In 1845, land was purchased for a cemetery in the Greenbush neighborhood of Madison where St. Marys Hospital is located today. The cemetery became overcrowded with Madison's German and Irish settlers, so in 1862 Catholics purchased land for Calvary — now Resurrection — cemetery. Early in the twentieth century the bodies were removed to this site where they lie in unmarked graves.
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HM NumberHMHZB
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series
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Marker Number459
Year Placed2000
Placed ByHistoric Madison and the Wisconsin Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 12:50am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 301839 N 4770939
Decimal Degrees43.06528333, -89.43370000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 3.917', W 89° 26.022'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 3' 55.02" N, 89° 26' 1.32" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-3598 Speedway Rd, Madison WI 53705, US
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