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

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Current News

DEAN HOUSE SUMMER EVENTS CANCELLED 

Due to health concerns, the 2020 Back Porch Concerts and Ice Cream Social have been cancelled.  The Concerts and Ice Cream Social have been some of our most popular attractions over the years and we appreciate your support.   We look foward to hosting these events again in 2021.  

 

SELF-GUIDED TOURS OF HISTORIC LANDMARKS

With the cancellation of many customary summer events, the City of Monona invites you to take a biking or walking tour of Monona's historic landmarks.  The city has 22 designated landmarks of historical and cultural significance.  To view a digital map of the historic sites click the link below.

HISTORIC LANDMARKS MAP

 

WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT TO RENOVATE THE BACK PORCH

OF THE DEAN HOUSE

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 and make a donation