Browse Collection: Landmarks (21 total)

In early Madison there were four designated market house areas. The earliest markets were originally governed by the Trustees of the Town of Madison. There was an appointed "Market Master" to oversee the operation and upkeep of the markets. The earliest market was on Main Cross on the south side…

The building with its medieval turrets was built in 1911. Its castle-like appearance has changed little since its dedication on November 9 and 10, 1911. At this time, the building was named "New Castle Hall." Though the building was meant primarily as a lodge hall for the K of P, the ground floor…

This post office was established on January 13, 1848 with Buell Eastman as the first postmaster. The building (now gone) was located on the north side of Green Road between Hwy. 7 and Cragmont. This tiny building was in service for over 100 years. It sent and received messages of loved ones, good…

The little park along the Ohio River was a part of the Trow's Flour Mill complex. Built for employees and their families, the little park was the site of picnics, summer outings and company functions. It was destroyed, along with the rest of the complex in the 1937 flood.

The Broadway Fountain features a maiden on a pedestal surrounded by four tritons and was built by the Janes, Kirtland Iron Company of the Bronx, New York. It was designed by J. P. Victor Andre of France and appeared at the Philadelphia Centennial celebration. The Madison I. O. O. F. bought the…

The Broadway Fountain features a maiden on a pedestal surrounded by four tritons and was built by the Janes, Kirtland Iron Company of the Bronx, New York. It was designed by J. P. Victor Andre of France and appeared at the Philadelphia Centennial celebration. The Madison I. O. O. F. bought the…

In 1896 a small band of women formed the Bethany Circle of the King's Daughters. Their goal was to make garments for the poor and give assistance to families in distress. It soon became apparent that the needs of the community were far beyond their abilities to provide. They soon decided a real…

In 1896 a small band of women formed the Bethany Circle of the King's Daughters. Their goal was to make garments for the poor and give assistance to families in distress. It soon became apparent that the needs of the community were far beyond their abilities to provide. They soon decided a real…

According to library historical files, the original location was occupied by the market house located on the square which was on lots 69, 70 and 71 which had been laid aside for a courthouse, jail and public market place. The lots were sold to the county for the sum of $1.00 by John Paul, Lewis…

Yet another view of the courthouse. See View 1 for description of the courthouse.