Ely House

Ely House (HMRJ4)

Location: Madison, WI 53726 Dane County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 4.313', W 89° 24.981'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 396 views
Inscription

1896

— Cobb & Frost —

Designed in the the Georgian Revival style by Chicago architect Charles Sumner Frost, who was a partner of Henry Ives Cobb, this house was commissioned by Richard T. Ely, nationally known economist and university professor. In the academic freedom case involving Ely's allegedly radical views, the Board of Regents vindicated him with the statement which encourages "that continual and fearless sifting and winnowing by which alone the truth can be found."
Details
HM NumberHMRJ4
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Madison Landmarks Commission series
Tags
Marker Number20
Year Placed1974
Placed ByThe Madison Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 12:25pm PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 303273 N 4771631
Decimal Degrees43.07188333, -89.41635000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.313', W 89° 24.981'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 18.78" N, 89° 24' 58.86" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 205 N Prospect Ave, Madison WI 53726, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. This marker needs at least one picture.
  7. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  8. Is the marker in the median?