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Burrows Park

Burrows Park
Address: 25 Burrows Rd.
Hours: 4:00am - 10:00pm
Park Type:> Neighborhood
Acres: 10.56
Restroom: No
Drinking Water: Yes
Shoreline On: Lake Mendota

Park History

The land was bequeathed to the Madison Park and Pleasure Association in 1909 by one of its active members, George B. Burrows (1832-1909). The lake shore area was filled to its present level by dredging the lake bottom. Until 1913 an on-site nursery housed trees and shrubs used in park programs. Along with park development, Burrows' civic interests included serving as State Senator, and later Assemblyman from Madison.

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