The first house in Madison, built in 1837

Eben Peck Cabin


Built in 1837, the Eben Peck cabin was the first house in Madison. Isabella Dengel painted this representation of it in 1891, based on an 1869 painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey.


Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
The Founding of Major Cities
Creator: Dengel, Isabella
Pub Data: Original oil painting in the Wisconsin Historical Museum
Citation: Dengel, Isabella. "Eben Peck Cabin." Original oil painting in the Wisconsin Historical Museum; Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=635; Visited on: 10/24/2014
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