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Archive for January, 2016

February 20 Meeting: History of “Hess’s 
Corners” (Fair Oaks Ave. & Atwood Ave.)

Posted by eastsidehistorymadison on January 25, 2016

Aerial photo over Madison's east side...

Aerial view of “Hess’s Corners” taken in summer 2010, courtesy of David Hull and Diane King

Ann Waidelich will present a slide show on the businesses at the east end of Atwood Ave. from St. Bernards Church to Olbrich Gardens, and Fair Oaks Avenue to Starkweather Creek.  Featured will be the businesses that have occupied the Fair Oaks Hotel site, now Birrenkott’s Appliance store. Bring your memories/memorabilia to share.

Saturday February 20,

2:30–4pm in the Evjue Room

Goodman Community Center

149 Waubesa St.

$2 suggested donation

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