In Memory of Wisconsin Soldier's Orphans

© Photographed April 23, 2017
Erected 1873
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin
43°03'56.7"N 89°25'46.1"W
43.065735, -89.429481
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In Memory
Soldier's [sic]
May 30,

The memorial is located along the east side of Dido Albert Federowick Memorial Drive, about a quarter mile south of the Speedway Road entrance to Forest Hill Cemetery, at or near 1 Speedway Road, Madison, Wisconsin 53705.

The marble obelisk is inscribed with the names of eight orphans who died at the Wisconsin Soldiers' Orphans Home. Flanking the obelisk are the children's graves, marked with headstones bearing their initials.

These are also at this location:

The marble obelisk is at the center of the Soldiers Lot.

Orphans' Home, 1870. It closed in 1874, after the last
children had aged out of care.

The memorial is located at Forest Hill Cemetery
in Madison, Wisconsin.

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