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HISTORIC PRESERVATION AWARD

On Wed Oct 13, Madison Trust for Historic Preservation presented HBGHS with an historic preservation award during their annual Historic Preservation Awards ceremony.  The award was in the category of stewardship and recognized the outstanding renovation work on the Back Porch of the Dean House over the past year.  Curator Ann Waidelich gave a 2 minute acceptance speech and HBGHS was given a nice poster and certificate.  

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CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

DECEMBER 12, 2021

We will again be hosting our annual Christmas Holiday Open House on Sunday, Dec 12th  from  1-4pm.  We look forward to welcoming you and your family and friends to the brightly decorated Dean House for tours, music, and refreshments.

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

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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