Bowen House

Bowen House (HMRFW)

Location: Madison, WI 53715 Dane County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 3.851', W 89° 24.257'

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1856-7

This Italianate style farmhouse was built for Seth Van Bergen from locally quarried sandstone. It is characterized by ornate wood bracketing and a central cupola. In 1859, Van Bergen sold the house to James B. Bowen, local homeopathic physician, and Bowen's son-in-law, Wayne Ramsay, cashier of the First National Bank. Bowen lived in the house until his death in 1881, when the Ramsay family occupied it.
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HM NumberHMRFW
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Madison Landmarks Commission series
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Marker Number17
Year Placed1972
Placed ByThe Madison Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 2:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 304230 N 4770747
Decimal Degrees43.06418333, -89.40428333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 3.851', W 89° 24.257'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 3' 51.06" N, 89° 24' 15.42" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1101-1115 Chandler St, Madison WI 53715, US
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