The Simeon and Maria Mills House
— 1863 —This elegant Italian villa style house was constructed of native sandstone on the 191-acre country estate of Simeon and Maria Mills. An early pioneer from Ohio, Mills erected Madison's first store and was a banker, real estate developer and respected civic leader who was instrumental in the growth and prosperity of Madison. He was a founder of Madison's first insurance company, the first newspaper, two major railroads and helped establish the University of Wisconsin.
|Series||This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Madison Landmarks Commission series|
|Placed By||The Madison Landmarks Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 10:27am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 309193 N 4773811|
|Decimal Degrees||43.09301667, -89.34443333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 5.581', W 89° 20.666'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 5' 34.86" N, 89° 20' 39.96" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2709 Sommers Ave, Madison WI 53704, US|
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