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DEAN HOUSE

This historic Italianate-style farmhouse was built in 1856.  It is located at the corner of Monona Drive and East Dean Avenue on the Monona Golf Course in Madison WI.  The original owners, Nathaniel and Harriet Dean, lived there for 15 years. 

 

Tours and events will resume as conditions allow.  Click on the events tab about or call Ann Waidelich at 608-249-7920.  

GRAND OPENING OF NEW BACK PORCH

The Dean House will hold a grand opening event for the new back porch on Sunday, June 13 from 1-4PM. 

A ribbon-cutting will take place at 2:30.

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BACK PORCH CONCERTS ARE BACK THIS YEAR 

ON THE NEW BACK PORCH

July 8      Grandpa's Elixer

July 15     KG and the Ranger

July 22     TBA

July 29     Front Porch String Band

Aug 5      Down from the Hills

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* WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT TO RENOVATE THE BACK PORCH OF THE DEAN HOUSE *

click here to learn more and make a donation

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