Dane County Historical Society Marker Program
Approximately each year since 1963, the Dane County Historical Society erects a marker that notes a person, site, or event that was significant in the history of Dane County, WI. There are currently 46 markers in Dane County, with plans for another for 2017 underway. A list of markers with their locations and a brief description can be found here.
To suggest a marker, please complete the Historical Marker Application and return to the Dane County Historical Society via email. If you have questions or comments regarding existing markers, please Contact the Society.
Wisconsin Historical Society Marker Program
The Wisconsin Historical Society also has an active historic marker program that has placed over 500 historic markers throughout the state. The Wisconsin Historic Markers Program is administered by the Wisconsin Historical Society’s Division of Historic Preservation and Public History. Their full list of markers which is available here. Visit their website for more information about the State Historical Society Marker program.