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By and for the East Side History Club, a project of the Goodman Community Center

October 17th: Stroll Through Our Street Names

Posted by eastsidehistorymadison on October 8, 2009

Turn your walks through the neighborhood into strolls through history with the knowledge you’ll pick up.
Burr Angle and Ann Waidelich talk about the
origins of street names in the Schenk’s Atwood
Neighborhood.
Fairview and Buena Vista, bilingual echoes of the Spanish-
American war?
Fair Oaks a reminder of a civil war battle?
LaFollette and Lindbergh, tributes to heroes with local roots?
October’s History Club program will explore the stories behind
local street names and more.

Turn your walks through the neighborhood into strolls through history with the knowledge you’ll pick up.

2009_10 Street Names

Fairview and Buena Vista, bilingual echoes of the Spanish-American war?

Fair Oaks a reminder of a civil war battle?

LaFollette and Lindbergh, tributes to heroes with local roots?

Burr Angle and Ann Waidelich talk about the origins of street names in the Schenk’s Atwood Neighborhood at the East Side History Club’s October meeting. Join us on Saturday Oct 17th, 2-4 pm at the Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa St. Suggested donation $2.

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3 Responses to “October 17th: Stroll Through Our Street Names”

  1. The Club received a letter from JoAnn Tiedemann sent November 28, 2010, correcting a bit of the information presented at the Street Names program. If you have the handout from the meeting, you might want to make the correction that Simpson St. was renamed Lake Point Blvd. as part of a revitalization effort, and Waunona Park’s address is not on RayMOND road, but on Raywood!

    Thank you, JoAnn. Since the program took place over a year before your letter was sent, you prove that what we’re doing has lasting value.

  2. […] from JoAnn Tiedemann sent November 28, 2010, correcting a bit of the information presented at the Street Names program from October 2009. If you have the handout from the meeting, you might want to make the […]

  3. […] 12, 2011 In October 2009, Burr Angle and Ann Waidelich presented a program to our club on the history of street names. Recently, Burr sent a follow-up to that […]

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