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2022 BACK PORCH CONCERTS STARTING JUNE 30

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This year HBGHS will present 6 Back Porch Concerts starting June 30.  Concerts will take place on Thursdays at 7PM on the back porch of the Nathaniel Dean House, 4718 Monona Dr.  The complete 2022 concert schedule and lineup of bands is listed below.   

June 30: Waunakee Big Band

July 7:  The Big Squeezey Accordion Band

July 14:  Curley and the Key

July 21:  Second Swing Around

July 28:  Spare Time Bluegrass

Aug 4:  Moldy Jam

          (annual ice cream social 5:30-7pm)

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

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This year HBGHS had a contigent of 5 people participating in the annual Memorial Day Parade on Monona Dr.  Special thanks to Mary Tygum's family for their generous participation.  

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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