Mission

  • To preserve and advance the history of

     Blooming Grove Township,

      the City of Monona,

     and Madison's southeast side

  • To restore, furnish, preserve, and promote

     the Nathaniel and Harriet Dean House

     as a center for local history research,

     cultural events, and a testament to the

     pioneer spirit that brought people to

     Blooming Grove Township,

     in Dane County, Wisconsin

Current News

DEAN HOUSE TEMPORARILY CLOSED 

The Dean House is closed until further notice! 

Dean House volunteers and Board members will

not be gathering for any meetings or Monday workdays during the months of April and May.  The HBGHS Annual Meeting scheduled for April 26 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a future date.  We are hoping to reopen this summer.

MONONA MEMORIAL DAY PARADE POSTPONED

The Memorial Day parade, which HBGHS often participates in, has been postponed.  The parade committee is hopeful that they will be able to have a parade or celebration later in the year to honor our Veterans and come together as a community.  

WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT TO RENOVATE THE BACK PORCH

OF THE DEAN HOUSE

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