Burr Jones Field

© Photographed May 14, 2017
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin
43.091304, -89.361051
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This park was named in recognition of the Honorable Burr W. Jones (1846-1935) an active member of the Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association who conveyed property and funds to create and enhance the Madison parks system.

Jones, a Wisconsin native, was an attorney, law professor, chairman of the Wisconsin State Tax Commission, and a Supreme Court justice.
The marker is located at the entrance to  Burr Jones Park and is accessible from westbound East Washington Street / U.S. Route 151, west of its intersection with North First Street / North 1st Street, at or near 1820 East Washington Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin 53704.

Wikipedia: Burr W. Jones

Burr W. Jones in The Badger (1916)
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The marker (hidden by the overgrowth) is at the entrance to Burr Jones Park.
With westbound East Washington Avenue to the left.

The marker is located at Burr Jones Field in Madison, Wisconsin.

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